West Midlands branch

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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

Farmers Join Forces For Butterflies

A wildlife charity has been awarded £75,000 to get farmers and foresters in the West Midlands working together to help declining butterflies

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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West Midlands: Prees Heath Common Reserve Work Party

Wednesday 18th May 2016: 10.30am

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at our Prees Heath Common Reserve. We shall be clearing birch seedlings and ragwort and hunting for Silver-studded Blue caterpillars.

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