Northern Ireland branch

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Peacock by Matt BerryWelcome to the Northern Ireland Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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


There are no events scheduled for the requested area. Field events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early Spring.

Latest News

Small Tortoiseshell Fights Back

One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.

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Big Butterfly Count