Lincolnshire Branch

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Welcome

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

View details of our Branch, including a list of the Lincolnshire butterflies.


Latest News

Colin Beck Donation

Colin Beck is a Butterfly Conservation member from Branston who organises walks and a quiz each year.

40 year slump for UK Butterflies

More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.

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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...

Gallery

Orange-tipThe 'Lincolnshire Gallery' features an aspect of Lincolnshire's butterflies or moths using photos taken within the County by our Members. The Gallery will be changed every couple of months or so.The latest Gallery covers photos taken during the 2015 Field Trips. Some images are out of County this time. Click on: 'Latest Gallery'.

Conservation

Grizzled SkipperThe 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.

Find out more about these Conservation Projects.

Recording

Do you go out walking regularly?

Purple Hairstreak We would love your help to keep track of the butterflies or moths you see in your area.

We have everything you need to get started, including why recording is so important.

Sightings

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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.

Take a look and find out how you can share your photos or butterfly/moth tales

Events

Lincolnshire: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 29th June 2016, 2.00pm-4.00pm

Do come and join the Lincolnshire Branch for an afternoon tidying up our Snakeholme Pit reserve for the Summer ahead!

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 2nd July 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm

This Field Trip to Deepdale, North Yorkshire, to see the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, will be on Saturday, 2nd July or Sunday, 3rd July 2016 if the weather on the Saturday is poor.

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