Join the East Midlands Branch on our first field trip of 2014. Target species for this quarry site are Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the East Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation
The East Midlands Branch covers the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and lowland Derbyshire.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the East Midlands branch.
East Midlands Branch joins up with South Notts Wildlife Trust for a field trip exploring the disused railway line running south from Bingham. Target species spring butterflies especially Grizzled Skipper.
In the heart of the National Forest Hicks Lodge is one parcel of Forestry Commission land. This first visit of 2014 is an opportunity to see how this part of the forest is developing for the benefit for wildlife and in particular butterflies.
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Field Trips 2014
View the East Midlands branch field trips 2014
Field Trip Reports 2013
View the East Midlands branch 2013 field trip reports
Downloads, Recording Forms & Newsletters
Minutes of the 2012 East Midlands Branch AGM & Members' Day. Please download and read if you are coming to the 2013 Branch AGM.
Use this form for multiple visits to a single site. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form.
Use this form for visits to multiple sites. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form.
Use this form for sightings aroung the Carsington Water area in Derbyshire. Please print out and send completed forms to address on form.
Use this form for recording butterflies in the Hatton area of Derbyshire. Please print out the completed form and send to the address on the form.