An interesting article by Martin White on the Mazarine Blue has recently been published. It may be of particular interest to Lincs. BC Members.
Species to look out for
Our Branch was started in 1984 & has a current membership of over 350.
Click the link below for the following:
- Brief history of the Branch
- A map of the County
- The range of Branch activities
- A list of Lincolnshire's butterflies
More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.
Handsome donations have been received by the Lincs Branch of BC from two local Superstores.
Chambers Farm Wood - Butterfly Garden
Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation manages the Butterfly Garden with the kind permission and support of the Forestry Commission.
Find out more about the garden...
The 'Lincolnshire Gallery' features an aspect of Lincolnshire's butterflies or moths using photos taken within the County by our Members. The Gallery will be changed every couple of months or so.The latest Gallery covers photos taken during the 2015 Field Trips. Some images are out of County this time. Click on: 'Latest Gallery'.
The Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation has two important, current Conservation Projects in hand. The 'Limewoods Brown Hairstreak Project' has been running for 20 years, & the 'Grizzled Skipper Survey in South-west Lincolnshire', has been running for 4 years.
Do you go out walking regularly?
We have everything you need to get started, including why recording is so important.
This page is dedicated to sharing first sightings, unusual sightings and indeed anything butterfly and moth related that might be of interest to others across the county.
Join us as we promote habitat for the rare Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Hepl in coppicing Area 11 in Southrey Wood would be much appreciated
Join us as we clear scrub in two of the best areas in the country for the Grizzled and Dingy Skipper butterflies.