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.
Butterfly/Moth events in Gloucestershire
Join the Gloucestershire Branch and the Save Our Magnificent Meadows Project on a work party clearing scrub to improve habitat for Wall Brown and other butterflies east of Bishops Cleeve (near Cheltenham)...
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub on our Rough Bank reserve (near Bisley)...
Join the Gloucestershire Branch clearing scrub to improve habitat for Duke of Burgundy and other butterflies at Ravensgate Common, south-east of Cheltenham...
Butterfly walks booklet
The 2nd Edition of the Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire booklet is now available from the Branch Treasurer.
As well as walks, we've added an extra list of good butterfly sites around the county and a guide to the flight times of our butterflies to help you decide which walk to do and when.
Take a look at the latest photographs from Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
Discover Moths At Rough Bank Reserve
Moth recording has been taking place at Rough Bank since Butterfly Conservation purchased the site in 2012.
We now have records for hundreds of species, so take a look at our list of what you can find at the site.
A number of rare and nationally scarce moths have also been recorded at the Reserve, so why not take a look at our photos and find out a bit more about them.
Butterflies in towns and cities declining faster than their countryside counterparts
Some of the UK's best-loved birds and butterflies could be wiped out as there is not enough habitat for them to cope with the effects of a warming climate.
World-renowned butterfly scientist Dr Martin Warren has been awarded with an OBE for services to the environment.