Lancashire branch

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Species to look out for

Welcome

Belted BeautyWelcome to the Lancashire Branch of Butterfly Conservation. The Lancashire Branch covers the counties of Lancashire, Northern Greater Manchester and Liverpool.

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

Events

Cumbria and Lancashire: Butterflies of Warton Crag

Tuesday 31st May 2016, 10.00am-2.00pm

This is a joint event with the Lancashire and Cumbria Branches. We will be looking out for spring species, in particular Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Small Heath, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.

Cumbria And Lancashire: Mountain Ringlets At Irton Fell

Sunday 5th June 2016, 10.45am-3.00pm

Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a gentle climb to see Mountain Ringlet butterflies at their lowest altitude site in Lakeland, with a possible extension after lunch to Eskmeals Dunes.

Lancashire: Heysham Moss Nature Reserve Walk

Wednesday 15th June 2016, 10.00am-0.30pm

Join the Lancashire Branch at Heysham Moss Nature Reserve (Lancashire Wildlife Trust), where we will be shown around by Steve Ryder, LWT warden. We hope to see Large Heath and other coastal butterflies.

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Myers Allotment Reserve

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Latest News

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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Annual Recording Reports