East Scotland branch

Wester Moss nature reserve

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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.


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Scotland: Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 6th November 2016, 10.00am-3.30pm

We will continue our work on this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. The work will involve ditch-blocking and removal of small conifer saplings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife...

Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 18th March 2017, 10am-5pm

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one.

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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.

You can also find out Iain's plans to further survey this butterfly in 2016 and how you can help - just click on the image!