Julie Williams has been elected as the new Chief Executive of wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC), taking on the role after Dr Martin Warren OBE retired from the post last year.
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
Did you know you can support the Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation every time you purchase something online?
Lincolnshire BC will then receive a donation every time you buy online.
Thank you for your support!
Sir David Attenborough has warned that UK butterflies face a critical summer after a string of poor years has seen the numbers of many common species decline.
A naturalist who almost single-handedly saved a rare butterfly from extinction in Sussex, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his long-standing services to wildlife conservation.
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 latest Gallery covers photos taken of some of the late season's moths, including the pretty Autumn-coloured Sallows. 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.
(Also included on this page is a quick reference table of dates for Work Parties covering Southrey Wood F.C, Chambers Farm Wood F.C, Snakeholme Pit N.R. & Twyford Forest F.C. For full details, please see the Events page.)
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.
Do join us for our Moth Night at Chambers Farm Wood to see and have a go at identifying some of the amazing varieties and numbers of moths in the Limewoods. Experts will help you and i.d. books will be available. Around 100 species will probably be caught...
Do join us for our annual Open Day at Chambers Farm Wood Visitors' Centre, with kind permission from the Forestry Commission. There will be a Butterfly Walk at 11am, displays, sales, light refreshments and much more! This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...
Join the Lincolnshire Branch on a work party at Snakeholme Pit to to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...