Gardeners might traditionally view caterpillars as pests but our Secret Gardener is happy to nurture the babies of a butterfly at the expense of a few leaves that will grow back.
It sometimes seems that the Oak Processionary generates more bad press than all the other 2,500 plus moth species combined.
Dr Martin Warren has walked 105 miles of the Jurassic Coast in just seven days to help save three rare butterflies. Read his daily blog here and check out some of the beautiful sights he experienced along the way. Don't forget - you can still sponsor Martin too!
Dr Katie Cruickshanks investigates how farming can work for wildlife in the future
Meet the UK's rarest butterfly with the world's most fascinating life cycle
July is a great time to sit out and enjoy the rewards of your gardening efforts. Many plants will be in full bloom, providing a feast for the eyes as well as a nectar buffet for butterflies and other beneficial insects.
Foxgloves are shrouded in folklore but they bring more than enchantment into your garden.
Wave goodbye to spring butterflies and welcome in some new species for summer.
Our reserves our well known for their butterflies and moths but Liam Creedon’s late night trip to Alners Gorse in Dorset’s mysterious Blackmore Vale reveals a memorable springtime spectacle.
Meet the May butterfly that is setting up home in a disaster zone
The bleak mid-winter is the key time to help conserve the Large Blue
Explore the weird and wonderful world of the Silurian
Will 2015 be a record breaking year for the Painted Lady butterfly? Keep your eyes to the skies towards the end of May in anticipation of this year's migration.
Give butterflies a warm welcome even in the smallest of spaces with container gardening. Plant pots up now and they will be in full flower for the Big Butterfly Count.
Chocolate eggs aren't the only ones to keep an eye out for this Easter. Richard Fox reveals more about the first stage of a butterfly's life cycle.
The Secret Gardener reminds us that moths need nectar too and recommends some seeds to plant this spring in preparation for Moth Night 2015.
Every year there is a buzz of excitement around this time of the year at the RSPB.
By meteorological, astronomical and ecological terms, Spring will have started by the end of March. Many species are emerging so it's a great time to dust down the trap or take up mothing.
Providing nectar for spring's early arrivals will get your garden off to a flying start.
Butterfly Conservation’s first ever Branch Youth Engagement Officer, Apithanny Bourne, explains why children are key to a butterfly-friendly future.
Conservation expert and blogger Miles King explains why saving Rampisham Down in Dorset is vital for all wildlife.
With St Valentine's Day just around the corner it seemed the perfect time for Richard Fox to reveal the secrets of Lepidoptera love...
The cherry blossom season is short but the flowers provide vital early nectar for the few butterflies and moths to be found in gardens and parks in March and April.
The RSPB’s Harry Bellew reveals why he’s looking forward to his first Big Garden Birdwatch.
Butterfly Conservation's Chief Executive starts the new year by reflecting on some of the highlights for butterflies and moths in 2014.
It might not be the best month for butterflies but you can still help the conservation cause by turning your hand to birds instead...
The Winter Moth is one of the few species that can flutter through frosty nights. But several other moths have special abilities which according to Richard Fox makes them far superior to butterflies.
Median Farm was a site earmarked for development but thanks to Natural Resources Wales we have been able to rescue the land and start restoring vital habitat for Marsh Fritillary butterflies.
The dramatic decline of the Wall, previously a common species across England and Wales, is one of the biggest butterfly mysteries of the last forty years. Now, scientists in Belgium think they might have the answer.
Ivy is believed to have magical properties but it has also been proven to have more practical qualities for wildlife - especially in winter.