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If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Devon branch.


Devon: Orley Common Field Trip

Sunday 31st July 2016: 1.30pm

Join the Devon Branch on a field trip to see the Brown Argus butterfly. which is not at all common in Devon. There will be very interesting limestone flora, which is also scarce in Devon. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Devon: Undercliffs National Nature Reserve

Sunday 31st July 2016, 1.30pm-4.00pm

This event centres on the Humble Glades area of this unique NNR and will encompass several glades, mostly recently created by Natural England, woodland areas, and the beach itself. Warden Tom Sunderland is keen to get Wood White butterfly records from these glades, to assess the success of the management work being undertaken. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Devon: Stoke Point Field Trip

Saturday 6th August 2016: 11.00am

Join the Devon Branch for a coastal walk for resident and migrant species and to add records for the Big Butterfly Count along some spectacular coastline. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

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Butterfly Boost at Haldon Forest

One of the UK’s most endangered butterflies has more than doubled its population in parts of a Devon forest in the last decade...

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