Cambridgeshire & Essex branch

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Welcome

small marbledThe Cambridgeshire & Essex Branch has over 700 members and covers the administrative county of Cambridgeshire together with the Unitary Authority of Peterborough and the Watsonian Vice-counties of North Essex (VC19) and South Essex (VC18).

The Branch area includes the administrative county of Essex together with the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, as well as the Unitary Authority of Thurrock.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Cambridgeshire & Essex branch.

All of our events and activities can be found onour branch website pages, including up-to-date sightings - follow this link: http://www.cambs-essex-butterflies.org.uk/index.php

Events

Conservation Work Party At Devil's Dyke

Sunday 8th March 2015: 10am

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch in helping preserve the future of the Chalk Hill Blue and Dingy Skipper at Devil's Dyke.

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Submit a sighting

Test thumb 1Use our new web form to tell us about your butterfly sightings

Latest Sightings

Test thumb 2 Cambridgeshire and Essex sightings reports.

Our sightings page is kept up-to-date every few days throughout the year, so its really easy to find out what's onthe wing.  You can submit sightings through our form here: http://www.cambs-essex-butterflies.org.uk/submit_sighting.php

or contact our recorders withmore comprehensive sets of records by email to recorder@cambs-essex-butterflies.org.uk

News

Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.

Horror Moth Ghosts In For Halloween

The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.

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