East Scotland branch

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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.

News

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Events

East Scotland: Course - Highland Butterflies and Moths

Friday 18th to Wednesday 23rd August 2017

This Field Studies Council course in Perthshire will consist of illustrated talks with colour slides to show the special species found in the Scottish Highlands, their unique habitats and ecology. There will be daytime field visits to...

Moths In The Garden

Sunday 20th August 2017, 10.00am-11.30am

Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.

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Small Blue Butterfly Survey 2015

Read this fascinating update on the Small Blue butterfly in Berwickshire and Northumberland by one of our Branch volunteers, Iain Cowe.

Small Blue Survey 2015 by Iain CoweTake a look at the wonderful photos and hear about some of the places you could see this beautiful butterfly.- just click on the image!