Lincolnshire Branch

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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.

Did you know you can support the Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation every time you purchase something online?

Check out this YouTube video to see how it works and then register here.

Lincolnshire BC will then receive a donation every time you buy online.

Thank you for your support!

Latest News

Dr Martin Warren awarded OBE

World-renowned butterfly scientist Dr Martin Warren has been awarded with an OBE for services to the environment.

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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...


Orange-tipThe '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'.


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.

(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?

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.


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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


Lincolnshire: Work Party

Saturday 4th March 2017, 10am-4pm

Come and join us on our Spring Work Party in the Glades and Sanctuary areas of Twyford Woods (Forestry Commission, near Colsterworth). Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm to help keep Twyford Wood neat & tidy would be most welcome.

Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017, 10am-4pm

Do come and join us on the last of our winter work parties to generally manage Southrey Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) and maintain its rides and paths. We will also be coppicing Section 5 which will make sense on site! Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 19th March 2017, 10am-4pm

Do join us on one of our winter work parties at Chambers Farm Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) to help with the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management. Any time you could give on between 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

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