A flower-strewn Cotswold valley that could become home to the UK's rarest butterfly has been awarded prestigious National Nature Reserve status by Natural England.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Kent Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Kent branch.
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Find out about the work of species champions in Kent
A father and son team are embarking on an island odyssey to count butterflies at one of Northern Ireland’s most famous landmarks – Strangford Lough.
Sir David Attenborough is calling on the public to become back garden wildlife detectives this summer.