A Shropshire nature reserve is hoping to turn blue this summer, after work to create new habitat for a threatened butterfly is completed.
Species to look out for
Welcome 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.
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.
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!
Branch Newsletter for Winter 2015/16
Branch Newsletter for Autumn 2015
Branch Newsletter for Spring 2015
Branch Newsletter for Winter 2014/2015
Branch Newsletter for Autumn 2014
Branch Newsletter for Spring 2014
This Field Studies Council course is an introduction to the identification of moths for beginners. It will also be ideal for anyone who has not been looking at moths for long, or wants to revisit moths after a time away. Course fees start at £178 (non-residential).
Join the West Midlands Branch on the tenth anniversary of their Prees Heath Common Reserve for a FREE family fun day to enjoy all the wildlife of the reserve!
Join the West Midlands Branch and the Clee Hill Community Wildlife Group on a butterfly walk; we shall be looking for Small Heath, Common Blue and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.