Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire branch

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hawksmallThe 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.

Events

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 14th December 2014: 10.30am

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

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 11th January 2015: 10.15am

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

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 18th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm

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

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Report your butterfly sightings

Report your butterfly sightings here:
Northants sightings    Beds sightings

Report your moth sightings

Report your moth sightings here:
Northants Moths group    Beds Moth group

Video

View video footage of butterflies and moths on our YouTube channelYouTube logo

Photos

Submit your photographs of butterflies and moths on our Flickr group

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News

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.

Horror Moth Ghosts In For Halloween

The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.

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