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Defending the Laws that Defend Nature

Butterfly Conservation is one of 100 voluntary organisations across the UK which have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment. Join the consultation to defend the Birds and Habitats Directives

Pa Flaenoriaeth i Fywyd Gwyllt yng Nghymru

Pa Flaenoriaeth i Fywyd Gwyllt yng Nghymru – dywedwch eich barn Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cyhoeddi ei Bil newydd ar yr Amgylchedd. Fe gaiff y Bil ei graffu yn y man gan Bwyllgor Amgylchedd Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru. Dyma’ch cyfle i ddangos nerth eich brwdfrydedd dros löynnod byw a gwyfynod trwy fynnu gosod targedau cadarn yng nghyswllt bioamrywiaeth i helpu i achub bywyd gwyllt yng Nghymru.

What priority for Wildlife in Wales - have your say

The Welsh Government has published its new Environment Bill. The Bill will shortly be scrutinised by the National Assembly for Wales Environment committee. Now is the opportunity for your to show your passion for butterflies and moths by calling for a strong biodiversity targets to help save welsh wildlife.

A Wrexham Gem

The patchwork of vacant plots and flower-rich grassland at the Industrial Estate is a refuge for Grizzled Skipper and many other species. Butterfly Conservation and partners are working on a strategy for wildlife to thrive alongside businesses, including a new prison......

Sadwrn 25 Gorffennaf 2015 Pilipalod I Ddechreuwyr

Dysgwch sut i adnabod y rhywogaethau mwyaf cyffredin ym Mhrydain... Ymunwch â Gwarchod Glöynnod Byw yng Nghanolfan Natur Cymru yng Nghilgerran ar gyfer diwrnod yn dysgu am fyd syfrdanol y pilipalod.

Cyrsiau Hyfforddiant ar 'Adnabod Meicro-Wyfynod’ – Haf 2015

Cyrsiau ar gyfer dechreuwyr ac arolygwyr mwy profiadol. Cliciwch ar y ddolen uchod i gael yr holl fanylion. Rhaid trefnu’ch lle ymlaen llaw. Meicro-wyfynod. Sadwrn 5ed Medi, Sir Benfro – Gwyfynod Turio Dail. Dave Grundy sy’n cynnal pob cwrs, a thrwyddo ef y dylid trefnu eich lle. Ffôn: 0121-446-5446 neu 0777-898-0924 neu e-bostiwch: dgcountryside@btinternet.com.

Get the 'Micro-Moth Knowledge' Leaf-mining Moths, Sept 5th

Course held in Pembrokeshire for both beginners and more experienced surveyors. Please click link above for full infomation. Booking essential. Run by and to be booked via Dave Grundy Tel: 0121-446-5446 or 0777-898-0924 or email dgcountryside@btinternet.com.

Cyrsiau Hyfforddiant ar 'Adnabod Meicro-Wyfynod’ – Haf 2015

Cyrsiau ar gyfer dechreuwyr ac arolygwyr mwy profiadol. Cliciwch ar y ddolen uchod i gael yr holl fanylion. Rhaid trefnu’ch lle ymlaen llaw. Sadwrn 20fed Mehefin, Sir Benfro - Meicro-wyfynod. Sadwrn 18fed Gorffennaf tan ddydd Mawrth 21ain Gorffennaf, Sir Benfro – Meicro-wyfynod. Sadwrn 5ed Medi, Sir Benfro – Gwyfynod Turio Dail. Dave Grundy sy’n cynnal pob cwrs, a thrwyddo ef y dylid trefnu eich lle. Ffôn: 0121-446-5446 neu 0777-898-0924 neu e-bostiwch: dgcountryside@btinternet.com.

Cyrsiau Hyfforddiant ar 'Adnabod Meicro-Wyfynod’ – Haf 2015

Cyrsiau ar gyfer dechreuwyr ac arolygwyr mwy profiadol. Cliciwch ar y ddolen uchod i gael yr holl fanylion. Rhaid trefnu’ch lle ymlaen llaw. Sadwrn 20fed Mehefin, Sir Benfro - Meicro-wyfynod. Sadwrn 18fed Gorffennaf tan ddydd Mawrth 21ain Gorffennaf, Sir Benfro – Meicro-wyfynod. Sadwrn 5ed Medi, Sir Benfro – Gwyfynod Turio Dail. Dave Grundy sy’n cynnal pob cwrs, a thrwyddo ef y dylid trefnu eich lle. Ffôn: 0121-446-5446 neu 0777-898-0924 neu e-bostiwch: dgcountryside@btinternet.com.

Get the 'Micro-Moth Knowledge' ID Courses Summer 2015

Courses for both beginners and more experienced surveyors. Please click link above for full infomation. Booking essential. Saturday June 20th, Pembrokeshire - Micro-moths. Saturday, July 18th to Tuesday, July 21st, Pembrokeshire – Micro-moths. Saturday September 5th, Pembrokeshire – Leaf-mining Moths. All courses are run by and to be booked via Dave Grundy Tel: 0121-446-5446 or 0777-898-0924 or email dgcountryside@btinternet.com.

Rare Butterfly Thriving In The “Garden Of Wales”

One of Wales’ rarest butterflies is making a comeback in Carmarthenshire. Butterfly Conservation Wales has reported a dramatic increase in numbers of the Marsh Fritillary and people are being asked to help the butterfly further by volunteering.

Glöyn Prin yn Ffynnu yng “Ngardd Cymru”

Gall Gwarchod Glöynnod Byw ddatgelu bod un o löynnod byw mwyaf prin Cymru’n dechrau ffynnu unwaith eto yn Sir Gâr. Mae’r elusen natur wedi bod yn gweithio at sefydlogi niferoedd Britheg y Gors, rhywogaeth sydd dan fygwth ar raddfa ryngwladol, trwy ehangu a gwella ei chynefin. Mae’r ymdrechion hyn wedi dwyn ffrwythau, ac mae Gwarchod Glöynnod Byw yn adrodd cynnydd aruthrol yn ei niferoedd yn Sir Gaerfyrddin.

The Tiger That Took On The Dragon

A beautiful moth, which for the past 100 years was restricted to the Channel Islands and a tiny corner of South West England, has colonised South Wales, Butterfly Conservation revealed.

Y Teigr a heriodd y Ddraig

Mae gwyfyn prydferth, nad yw wedi cael ei weld ers 100 mlynedd ond ar Ynysoedd y Sianel ac mewn un gongl fach o Dde Orllewin Lloegr, wedi cytrefu De Cymru, medd Gwarchod Glöynnod Byw.

The Tiger That Took On The Dragon

A beautiful moth, which for the past 100 years was restricted to the Channel Islands and a tiny corner of South West England, has colonised South Wales.

Film about the Pearl-bordered Fritillary

View a new documentary film about the Pearl Bordered Fritillary and Butterfly Conservation’s work at Eyarth Rocks Reserve - click above to reach the link