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Marsh Fritillary Butterfly

All the better for moorland butterflies

The decline of three of the UK’s most threatened butterflies could be reversed across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset with the launch of a ground-breaking conservation project.

Marsh Frit

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.

Comma Butterfly in garden

B&Q boost for butterflies

Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is pleased to announce a new partnership with B&Q to encourage customers to take action to help butterflies and other pollinators.

Wall

40 year slump for UK Butterflies

More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.

Chequered Skipper

Back from the brink

New project launched to save threatened butterflies, moths and other wildlife

Harold Hughes and Stephen Jeffcoate

Tribute to Harold

Tribute to former Butterfly Conservation Chair Harold Hughes