East Midlands branch

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Welcome

GardenWelcome to the East Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation

The East Midlands Branch covers the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and lowland Derbyshire.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the East Midlands branch.

East Midlands Walks, Talks and other Events

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Practical Conservation Tasks

Saturday 8th November 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

East Midlands Branch AGM 2014

Sunday 16th November 2014, 10.15am-2.30pm

Branch AGM 2014, to be held at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Visitor Centre, Attenborough Nature Reserve.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Practical Conservation Tasks

Sunday 7th December 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

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Field Trips 2014

People walking through meadowView the East Midlands branch field trips 2014

View the East Midlands branch 2014 field trip reports

News

Rare Butterfly Project Receives Funding Boost

Butterfly Conservation’s East Midlands Branch is celebrating after receiving a £15,288.00 funding boost from SITA Trust for ‘Conserving the Grizzled Skipper Butterfly in the Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire’.

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Downloads, Recording Forms & Newsletters

Minutes of 2013 Branch AGM

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Minutes of the 2013 East Midlands Branch AGM & Members' Day. Please download and read if you are coming to the 2014 Branch AGM.

Site Recording Form

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Use this form for multiple visits to a single site. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form.

Casual Recording Form

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Use this form for visits to multiple sites. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form.

Hatton Area Butterfly Recording Form

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Use this form for recording butterflies in the Hatton area of Derbyshire. Please print out the completed form and send to the address on the form.