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

Sunday 2nd November 2014: 10am

Come and join the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation in helping to secure the future of the Chalk Hill Blue and Dingy Skipper at this beautiful site.

BRANCH AGM & MEMBERS' DAY

Saturday 29th November 2014: 1.30pm

The annual AGM for the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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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

Small Tortoiseshell Fights Back

One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.

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