Cornwall branch

Cornwall branch

Species to look out for

Welcome

Welcome to the Cornwall branch of Butterfly Conservation, dedicated to saving wild butterflies, moths and their habitats.

AdmiralCornwall Butterfly Conservation is working to establish the present status of butterflies in Cornwall so we can tell which species are increasing or in decline. 

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Cornwall branch.

News

Protecting Cornwall’s Butterflies

Wildlife lovers are being invited to Truro this weekend to learn about the butterflies and moths living in their own back gardens and pick up tips about what they can do to help them thrive.

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Events

Marsh Fritillary Day At The Lizard

Sunday 24th May 2015: 11.00am

Join the Cornwall Branch on this guided walk on the Lizard searching for newly emerged Marsh Fritillary butterflies.

Butterfly ID Workshop and Walk

Saturday 6th June 2015: 10.30am

Join the Cornwall Branch at this wonderful event where you will be taught how to ID butterflies, followed by a guided walk to see what you can find on this beautiful nature reserve.

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Volunteer To Help Cornwall's Moths & Butterflies

Want to help butterflies and moths in Cornwall? Get volunteering!

The Cornwall Branch hold a number of events throughout the year at various sites across the county.

Take a look at these photos to see some of what we do - these were taken at our violet planting day with the Forestry Commission at Cardinham Woods, near Bodmin in March 2015.

Recording

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