Like glimpsing that first spring Swallow, the first butterfly sighting of the year always quickens the pulse.
High Nature Value (HNV) farming is crucial in maintaining key butterfly and moth habitats across Europe.
Butterfly Conservation is one of nineteen organisations calling for the right decisions when it comes to agricultural policy reform.
Les Hill sums up his mothing year and shares a selection of species you might spot through the winter.
Mistletoe isn't just for Christmas kisses. It can provide a home and food source for the Mistletoe Marble Moth.
The government is failing to deliver a third of its commitments to protect the natural environment
It is very easy to provide winter homes for wildlife in your garden – simply creating a log pile can benefit many creatures including moths.
Whatever the biological links between our flower beds and borders and the success of local butterflies, it is undoubtedly true that gardens are very important for the relationship between people and butterflies.
Why we've been dodging the downpours to count caterpillars in the woods
Gardeners across Britain are uniting in an effort to halt the decline of UK wildlife during a week-long event.
October it is an ideal time to plant spring-flowering displays.
The Death’s-head Hawk-moth is the bad boy of the moth world. Strikingly large, with a skull-like marking on its thorax and the ability to squeak when alarmed, the moth was traditionally seen as an omen of death.
Less Is More For Garden Wildlife
A micro moth with a massive media profile. Does the infamous Horse Chestnut Miner deserve its reputation?
Most ticks are little more than an irritation, but a few can transmit Lyme disease. It is therefore important to be informed and take some simple precautions.
Butterfly Conservation is supporting a campaign to help save one of the UK’s rarest moths in one of its remaining strongholds.
The RSPB love butterflies, and butterflies love their reserves! Find out which are the best for your Big Butterfly Count.
Tigers are arguably our most striking and charismatic moths with beautiful patterns and fascinating life styles.
August is the month for sitting back in the garden and enjoying the bright colours as the bees and butterflies explore the nectar-rich flower borders.
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is proud to support the Big Butterfly Count 2013.
Butterfly Conservation President Sir David Attenborough is urging all wildlife lovers to help take the pulse of UK nature by taking part in the Big Butterfly Count this summer.
In spite of the name, we’re asking people to look out for two day-flying moths as part of Big Butterfly Count 2013.
Beat the heat, look after your nectar plants!
Every June we get calls from concerned BC members and journalists wondering what has happened to all the butterflies.
There is still time to get planting in preparation for next month’s Big Butterfly Count.
It’s spring at last, butterflies are emerging and love is in the air. Butterfly lifecycles are neatly divided when it comes to the important things in life - Richard Fox explains.
By Butterfly Conservation Chief Executive, Dr Martin Warren
This small, moth-like butterfly is one of the first of our threatened species to emerge in the year.
You can help moths by asking your local MP to sign up to an early day motion which calls on the Government to take urgent action to save our dwindling moth populations.
Nettles are important foodplants for the caterpillars of several butterflies and moths. They have also been grown in herb gardens for centuries and can provide many benefits for people too.