Several areas of the UK earmarked for fracking support some of the country’s richest wildlife, a new study involving Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Somerset and Bristol Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Somerset and Bristol branch.
Butterfly Walks in Somerset and Bristol
This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides everything you need to know on where to spot every species of butterfly this part of the country has to offer, including the previously extinct Large Blue.
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The Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers have arranged a work party at the Somerset and Bristol Branch's newest reserve, Westbury Beacon, near Rodney Stoke. The main task is to clear gorse, brackden and bramble and open up the transect route...
Come along for all or part of the day to help the Somerset & Bristol Branch and the Neroche Conservation Volunteers manage this fantastic reserve just south of Taunton...
Join the Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers on the Somerset and Bristol Branch's Stoke Camp reserve, north of Rodney Stoke. We will be removing gorse, bracken and bramble...
View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records