East Scotland branch, Lothians

Wester Moss

Species to look out for

Welcome

Emperor mothWelcome to the East Scotland branch of Butterfly Conservation.

We aim to provide information about the activities of our branch in the Scottish Borders; the Lothians, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire, Perth and Kinross, Fife, Angus, Banffshire and Aberdeenshire.

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

Events

East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Bats, Moths & Stars at Battlehill

Friday 8th August 2014, 8.00pm-0.00am

Discover the nocturnal inhabitants of the Battlehill, including finding out how to use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats. A local astronomer will also be on hand with a telescope to view the wonders of the night sky (or demonstrate what would otherwise be visible if it is cloudy)!

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News

Big Butterfly Count Island Odyssey

A father and son team are embarking on an island odyssey to count butterflies at one of Northern Ireland’s most famous landmarks – Strangford Lough.

Look For Lobsters In The Woods

Nature lovers are being asked to check the woods for Lobsters in a bid to help conservationists monitor moth distribution in the UK’s increasingly threatened woodlands and forests.