Species to look out for
The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK.
We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch.
Winter Work Party: 14th December Chalk Grassland Habitat Management Totternhoe Quarry Meet end of Knolls View, by gate.SP986224 Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am
Winter Work Party: 11th January Woodland Management Meet in carpark in centre of Sharnbrook Village (Church Lane & High Street) then short drive to site. SP995596. Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.15am
Winter Work Party: 18th January Twywell Hills & Dales Scrub clearance along the Transect route 10am - 4pm Meet in the main car park SP938772 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670
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.
The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies - the Large Blue - has declined this summer at its Somerset stronghold, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.