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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: Work Party

Sunday 13th November 2016, 10.30am-2.45pm

Join the Devon Branch on a heathland work party. We plan to continue the rotational coppicing next to the area we did last winter; this should make a very tempting habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and other butterflies...

Devon: Work Party

Sunday 20th November 2016, 10.30am-3pm

Help the Devon Branch with habitat management at their Lydford Old Railway Reserve near Okehampton. The main work will be raking up up strimmed vegetation on this special reserve that holds Devon’s only population of the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly...

Devon: Work Party

Sunday 27th November 2016, 10.30am-3pm

Join the Devon Branch on this Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) reserve north-west of Kingsteignton, where we will be undertaking habitat management work for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered butterflies that will also benefit early Skipper butterflies...

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Latest News

Rare Butterfly Wins Devon MP’s Vote

Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, Neil Parish, has ‘adopted’ one of the UK’s most threatened butterflies in a bid to help boost its numbers.

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