Somerset and Bristol branch

Mount Fancy Reserve

Species to look out for


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

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Small Tortoiseshell Fights Back

One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.

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Somerset and Bristol - Poldens Large Blue Action Group

Tuesday 14th October to Friday 12th December 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm

Join the Large Blue Action Group to help manage sites for the Large Blue Butterfly in the Polden Hills. All sites are located near Langport and Somerton.

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