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 16th June 2015: 11.00am

Joint meeting with the Desborough Wildlife Group at Salcey Forest looking for Wood Whites and general wildlife. Meet at the ‘horsebox’ car park on Midshires Way, Grid ref. SP 801509 at 11 a.m.Leader Doug Goddard

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 21st June 2015: 10.30am

Glapthorn Cow Pastures Searching for Black Hairstreaks. Park in the lane opposite the wood entrance. Grid Ref. TL006903. 10.30am Leader Doug Goddard.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Saturday 11th July 2015: 10.30am

A further visit to Salcey Forest searching for Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak - Meet at the ‘horsebox’ car park on Midshires Way, Grid ref. SP 801509 at 10.30 a.m. Leader Doug Goddard.

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Video

View video footage of butterflies and moths on our YouTube channelYouTube logo

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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