An innovative project to halt the decline of butterflies in urban areas of central Scotland has been launched in Glasgow - can you help?
Species to look out for
Although a third of the UK in terms of land area, Scotland has less than one-tenth of the population, so ensuring our butterflies and moths are well-recorded can present quite a challenge to our volunteers and staff. Despite the seemingly unfavourable weather, our butterflies and moths are generally faring better in the uplands than in the intensively-farmed east.
We have enjoyed excellent long-term support from Scottish Natural Heritage for most of our activities in Scotland.
People in central Scotland are being asked to help protect butterflies in their area, following the severe decline of three previously common species...
A rare and unusual moth that disguises itself as a bee has been unexpectedly discovered at a Lanarkshire nature reserve, Butterfly Conservation Scotland has confirmed.
Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre just outside Edinburgh is the biggest plant fair in Scotland. It is the national gardening and outdoor living Show and Scotland’s gardening festival! We will be there as part of the Living Garden marquee, with other groups promoting wildlife-friendly gardening.
Come and see our many-legged and winged livestock within the RSPB marquee!
Our annual Members' Day is an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season.