One of the UK’s rarest butterflies - the Large Blue - has declined this summer at its Somerset stronghold, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Gloucestershire branch.
Wessex Water have handed over £750 of funds to help support Butterfly Conservation's education project 'Munching Caterpillars'.
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.
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.
Butterfly walks booklet
The Gloucestershire branch's booklet 40 Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire is still available at £4.80 to include postage and packing from Butterfly Conservation, 11 Stony Riding, Chalford Hill, Stroud, GL6 8ED.
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