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Comma by Roger WasleyWelcome to the West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

The West Midlands branch covers Birmingham, the Black Country and the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the West Midlands branch.

Latest News

Blitz for the blues!

A Shropshire nature reserve is hoping to turn blue this summer, after work to create new habitat for a threatened butterfly is completed.

If you go down to the woods today

One of the West Midland’s rarest butterflies has been given a lifeline thanks to a new project to boost its numbers and reintroduce it to several woodlands in the region.

Butterflies of the West Midlands - new book

The West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation have published a beautiful book covering all 40 species of butterfly found across Herefordshire, Birmingham and the Black Country, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire - order your copy today!

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West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 30th July 2016: 1.45pm

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk of approximately two miles. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

West Midlands: Big Butterfly Count At Ashwood Nurseries

Saturday 6th August 2016, 10am-4pm

The West Midlands Branch will have a stand here promoting our new book and encouraging people to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. The stand will remain there for the following week. There will also be guided walks to a wildflower meadow.

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