Butterfly Conservation welcomes B&Q's decision to stop using conversational pesticides
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!
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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...
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 join us for our first Field Trip of the year to see various Spring butterflies. In the morning we hope to walk the Coastal Path north to Moggs Eye. In the afternoon we intend to go south to Wolla Bank.
Your help would be much appreciated in maintaining habitat for the White Admiral and other butterfly species.
Wyre Forest, owned by the Forestry Commission, has excellent habitats for insects. We hope to visit a number of sites, aiming to see the Pearl-bordered Fritillary and possibly, the Wood White. Do join us for what promises to be an excellent day out.