Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire branch

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hawksmallThe Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK.

We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch.

Events

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Tuesday 5th May 2015: 6.30pm

Roosting butterflies and caterpillar crawl. Searching for roosting Grizzled and Dingy Skippers in the early evening and then looking for caterpillars of grassland species as it gets dark. Torch and good footwear will be needed. Meet in the main car park at 6.30pm. Grid Ref. SP938772 Leaders Andy Wyldes and Doug Goddard.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 10th May 2015: 10.30am

Sharpenhoe Clappers to look for Spring Butterflies especially Orange Tip, Green Hairstreak & Dingy Skippers. Meet in the NT car park at 10.30am Grid Ref: TL064296 Leader David Chandler.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 17th May 2015: 10.30am

Fermyn Woods Country Park. Looking for Spring butterflies. Meet at the Skylark Cafe in the park. Grid Ref. SP952848 10.30am Car park fee. Leader Doug Goddard.

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Video

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Photos

Submit your photographs of butterflies and moths on our Flickr group

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Report Your Butterfly Sightings

Report your butterfly sightings here:
Northants sightings    Beds sightings

Report your moth sightings

Report your moth sightings here:
Northants Moths group    Beds Moth group

News

Serve The Duke By Clearing Scrub

Wildlife-lovers in Bedfordshire are needed to help create the right habitat conditions for one of the county’s rarest and most charismatic butterflies - The Duke of Burgundy.

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