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Les Hill sums up his mothing year and shares a selection of species you might spot through the winter.
Mistletoe isn't just for Christmas kisses. It can provide a home and food source for the Mistletoe Marble Moth.
The government is failing to deliver a third of its commitments to protect the natural environment
It is very easy to provide winter homes for wildlife in your garden – simply creating a log pile can benefit many creatures including moths.
Whatever the biological links between our flower beds and borders and the success of local butterflies, it is undoubtedly true that gardens are very important for the relationship between people and butterflies.
Why we've been dodging the downpours to count caterpillars in the woods
Butterfly Conservation and leading wildlife groups have welcomed the publication of official statistics charting the state of a range of threatened species in the UK.
Gardeners across Britain are uniting in an effort to halt the decline of UK wildlife during a week-long event.
October it is an ideal time to plant spring-flowering displays.
The Death’s-head Hawk-moth is the bad boy of the moth world. Strikingly large, with a skull-like marking on its thorax and the ability to squeak when alarmed, the moth was traditionally seen as an omen of death.
Exotic butterflies and moths from the Continent are attempting to colonise the UK following this year’s warm summer and mild autumn.
A bird lover who turned his hobby into his livelihood has been crowned the winner of a prestigious wildlife farming award.
The hot summer of 2013 has enabled UK butterflies to bounce back following a string of poor years, the world’s largest butterfly count has revealed.
Less Is More For Garden Wildlife
A micro moth with a massive media profile. Does the infamous Horse Chestnut Miner deserve its reputation?
Most ticks are little more than an irritation, but a few can transmit Lyme disease. It is therefore important to be informed and take some simple precautions.
Butterfly Conservation is supporting a campaign to help save one of the UK’s rarest moths in one of its remaining strongholds.
The RSPB love butterflies, and butterflies love their reserves! Find out which are the best for your Big Butterfly Count.
Nature lovers are being asked to check their gardens for tigers in a bid to help conservationists studying the effects of climate change on moth distribution.
Tigers are arguably our most striking and charismatic moths with beautiful patterns and fascinating life styles.
August is the month for sitting back in the garden and enjoying the bright colours as the bees and butterflies explore the nectar-rich flower borders.
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is proud to support the Big Butterfly Count 2013.
Naturalist Nick Baker is encouraging primary school pupils in Dorset and Somerset to connect with nature with the launch of a ground-breaking education campaign.
Butterfly Conservation President Sir David Attenborough is urging all wildlife lovers to help take the pulse of UK nature by taking part in the Big Butterfly Count this summer.
In spite of the name, we’re asking people to look out for two day-flying moths as part of Big Butterfly Count 2013.
Beat the heat, look after your nectar plants!
Sir David Attenborough has warned that UK butterfly numbers are at a historic low and is urging the public to take part in the world’s largest butterfly count.
Every June we get calls from concerned BC members and journalists wondering what has happened to all the butterflies.
Butterfly Conservation believes that the European Parliament has missed a vital opportunity to help safeguard farmland wildlife for the future.
Butterfly Conservation is delighted that the Government has today decided to leave Natural England as a separate organisation and not merge it with the Environment Agency.