Collector convicted of catching and killing the UK's rarest butterfly
Species to look out for
Our Branch was started in 1984 & has a current membership of over 350.
Click the link below for the following:
- Brief history of the Branch
- A map of the County
- The range of Branch activities
- A list of Lincolnshire's butterflies
Did you know you can support the Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation every time you purchase something online?
Lincolnshire BC will then receive a donation every time you buy online.
Thank you for your support!
Butterflies in towns and cities declining faster than their countryside counterparts
Some of the UK's best-loved birds and butterflies could be wiped out as there is not enough habitat for them to cope with the effects of a warming climate.
Chambers Farm Wood - Butterfly Garden
Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation manages the Butterfly Garden with the kind permission and support of the Forestry Commission.
Find out more about the garden...
The 'Lincolnshire Gallery' features an aspect of Lincolnshire's butterflies or moths using photos taken within the County by our Members. The latest Gallery covers photos taken of some of the late season's moths, including the pretty Autumn-coloured Sallows. Click on: 'Latest Gallery'.
The Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation has two important, current Conservation Projects in hand. The 'Limewoods Brown Hairstreak Project' has been running for 20 years, & the 'Grizzled Skipper Survey in South-west Lincolnshire', has been running for 4 years.
(Also included on this page is a quick reference table of dates for Work Parties covering Southrey Wood F.C, Chambers Farm Wood F.C, Snakeholme Pit N.R. & Twyford Forest F.C. For full details, please see the Events page.)
Do you go out walking regularly?
We have everything you need to get started, including why recording is so important.
This page is dedicated to sharing first sightings, unusual sightings and indeed anything butterfly and moth related that might be of interest to others across the county.
Do come and help the Lincolnshire Branch tidy our Snakeholme Pit reserve near Bardney ready for spring...
Join the Lincolnshire Branch at our Spring Meeting. It promises to be a fascinating afternoon with two speakers: Patrick Barkham, well-known author of 'The Butterfly Isles' and our friend Allan Rodda from the Yorkshire Branch on butterfly conservation 'Off the Cuff'. Do come - you'll be very welcome...
Work Party at Chambers Farm Wood: do join us to help maintain the habitat for the rare Brown Hairstreak butterfly