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With a mix of rain, wind, snow and frost not a moth has dared enter the BC Towers Moth Trap this week, so instead Les Hill explains why recording moths is more important than ever... when they do arrive!
The National Trust explains the importance of volunteering, and why The Octavia Hill Awards are so celebrated.
‘What is the difference between butterflies and moths?’ - Richard Fox, Surveys Manager tackles this often asked question.
With snow on the ground there is not a butterfly in sight - but there are still plenty of birds! Join the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch and count how many.
The first 2013 report from Les Hill, Senior Data Manager, National Moth Recording Scheme and Dorset County Macro-moth Recorder reports from the BC Towers Moth Trap.
Dr Martin Warren, Chief Executive at Butterfly Conservation goes hunting for eggs...
Grass-feeding butterflies defied the second wettest year on record to enjoy a bumper 2012 across the UK countryside, according to a new scientific survey.
The first 2013 report from Les Hill, Senior Data Manager, National Moth Recording Scheme and Dorset County Macro-moth Recorder.
A special Christmas report from Les Hill. The ‘Towers Trap’ sits in a sheltered corner of Butterfly Conservation’s headquarters in rural Dorset.
Richard Fox, Butterfly Conservation Surveys Manager explains butterfly and moth "hibernation"
The ‘Towers Trap’ sits in a sheltered corner of Butterfly Conservation’s headquarters in rural Dorset.
Reports from Les Hill, Senior Data Manager, National Moth Recording Scheme and Dorset County Macro-moth Recorder.
Restoring and joining up habitat will prevent the UKs threatened butterflies and moths from becoming extinct in the future, a groundbreaking report today revealed.
Richard Fox, Butterfly Conservation Surveys Manager reminisces...
The Coalition Government is failing on its own commitments to Britains natural environment.
Journalist and author Patrick Barkham has scooped a prestigious environmental award...
Spend every day of next year with a beautiful butterfly - 2013 Butterfly Calendars.
Natural England has teamed up with Butterfly Conservation and the farming community across the country to help save some of our most threatened butterflies.
Butterfly Conservation is concerned that the potential spread of Ash dieback fungus could pose a significant risk to Ash-dependent butterflies and moths.
Preventing habitat fragmentation could help butterflies survive severe drought...
Study sheds light on migration mystery
Thousands defy the wet weather to count butterflies
Henry Edmunds, of Cholderton Estate in Wiltshire, has been crowned the UK's most wildlife-friendly farmer 2012
Conspicuous by their absence all summer, Red Admirals have appeared en masse
Colourful butterflies delayed by the rain
Pearl boost in the Wyre Forest
Big Butterfly Count 2012 is in full swing, but where are all the butterflies?
Attenborough urges public to take part in Big Butterfly Count
Spelman pledges 'our forests will stay in public hands'