Butterfly Conservation Scotland has teamed up with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to provide more habitat for butterflies high above the streets of Edinburgh.
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.
Butterfly Conservation (BC) Scotland and Network Rail have joined forces in the Scottish Highlands to create new habitat for one of the UK’s rarest moths - the Small Dark Yellow Underwing...
A Scottish wildlife reserve, where one of the country’s rarest butterflies can be found, is now home to a number of beautiful dragonfly species, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
Dates To Remember
Saturday 7th October: Members' Day
An informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and to learn more about the butterflies near you and what you can do to help.
Another chance to help us cut back vegetation and rake up excessive bracken to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries at this site (west of Muir of Ord....
The Highlands and Islands Branch Annual General Meeting is held on the second Saturday in April each year (as long as that isn't Easter weekend) and the 2017 AGM will, as is usual, be held at the Charleston Academy in Inverness...
A new Tropical Butterfly House has opened at this very popular family adventure venue. We will get a “behind the scenes” look at the running of the facility.