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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.

Latest News

Silver-Lining For Blue Butterfly In Devon

A rare and beautiful blue butterfly has made a comeback on a small patch of heathland in South Devon after years of no sightings and YOU can help secure its future by volunteering this weekend at Bovey Heathfield in Newton Abbot.

Rare African Gem Discovered In Devon

An African moth which hasn't been seen in this country for 45 years has been found in Devon. It is only the second ever sighting in Britain of the Accent Gem...

Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.

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Events

Big Butterfly Count and Wood White Butterfly Walk

Saturday 18th July 2015: 10.30am

Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch at one of the country's best sites for the Wood White butterfly. You will have a chance to see the second brood of this species, see what moths were caught in the trap from the previous night and carry out a Big Butterfly Count - the worlds largest survey of its kind.

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