Species to look out for
Welcome To The Yorkshire Branch Of Butterfly Conservation.
Founded in 1981, the Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation is one of the largest geographically as the county of Yorkshire measures approximately 150km north to south and 170km east to west!
From its humble beginnings with eighteen members, the branch has grown steadily to around one thousand members today. If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Yorkshire branch.
The rare Silver-spotted Skipper is extremely sensitive to small temperature fluctuations, a long-running study has revealed.
There is still time to get planting in preparation for next month’s Big Butterfly Count.
Richard Fox will help guide you through the pitfalls and make sure you’re all right with the whites.