Species to look out for
The 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.
Winter Work Party: 9th November Duke of Burgundy Habitat Management Whipsnade. Meet in NT Car Park Bison Hill.TL000185. Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am
Winter Work Party: 16th November Twywell Hills & Dales Scrub clearance along the Transect route 10am - 4pm Meet in the main car park SP938772 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670
Winter Work Party: 27th November Thursday Sywell Country Park Winter maintenance in the Butterfly Garden. SP833651 Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.00am
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies - the Large Blue - has declined this summer at its Somerset stronghold, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Wessex Water have handed over £750 of funds to help support Butterfly Conservation's education project 'Munching Caterpillars'.
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.