East Midlands branch

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GardenWelcome 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 Walks, Talks and other Events

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Work Party

Saturday 24th January 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Work Party

Saturday 24th January 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Work Party

Sunday 22nd February 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

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News

Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.

Horror Moth Ghosts In For Halloween

The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.

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Downloads, Recording Forms & Newsletters

Minutes of 2013 Branch AGM

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Minutes of the 2013 East Midlands Branch AGM & Members' Day. Please download and read if you are coming to the 2014 Branch AGM.

Site Recording Form

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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. IMPORTANT:- Please note change of name & address for Nottinghamshire.

Casual Recording Form

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Use this form for visits to multiple sites. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form. IMPORTANT:- Please note change of name & address for Nothinghamshire

Hatton Area Butterfly Recording Form

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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.