Colin Beck is a Butterfly Conservation member from Branston who organises walks and a quiz each 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
An interesting article by Martin White on the Mazarine Blue has recently been published. It may be of particular interest to Lincs. BC Members.
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.
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.
This Field Trip to Deepdale, North Yorkshire, to see the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, will be on Saturday, 2nd July or Sunday, 3rd July 2016 if the weather on the Saturday is poor.
Do join us for an afternoon tidying up Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve for the Summer ahead!
Field Trip to see the Silver-washed Fritillary and the White-letter Hairstreak at Bedford Purlieus will be on Sat. 16th July 2016 or if the weather is poor, on Sun, 17th July 2016.