Why Neonicotinoid pesticides should be banned
Good news at last for one of the UK's most threatened butterflies
David Newman is a university student and supporter of Butterfly Conservation. His latest project involved working with a landscape architect business and he wanted to find out their views on helping butterflies...
An update on young attitudes towards nature by Apithanny Bourne - the Youth Engagement Officer for East Scotland Branch.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that muted autumn moths are dull - they are actually masters of disguise!
Cheerful sedums are a delightful addition to an autumn garden. Their bright pink flowers and succulent green, grey or purple leaves light up the flowerbeds.
Adult butterflies and moths are increasingly scarce now that autumn has taken hold, but there are still plenty of caterpillars to spot.
We reveal 2015's winners.
Moth Night 2015 might be over, but there are still plenty of moths to see and you don't need a traditional moth trap to attract them - take a look at this recipe for moths...
Conservation Officer Katie Cruikshanks talks about BC's recent funding success to help farmers and landowners work together to restore key habitats for butterflies.
Known as the Butterfly Bush, Buddleia is one of the best plants to grow for butterflies, moths and other pollinators but it must be managed to prevent it spreading across sensitive natural habitats.
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.