Butterfly Conservation welcomes B&Q's decision to stop using controversial pesticides
Species to look out for
Invitation to Our Open Day and AGM 8th July
Dear members, friends and supporters. We are delighted to announce that our main event of the year will be at the superb RSPB leighton Moss reserve in Silverdale, North Lancashire.
Full details, including the complete programme of events, map and directions is available on our Events pages. Click here.
Welcome to the Lancashire Branch of Butterfly Conservation. The Lancashire Branch covers the counties of Lancashire, Northern Greater Manchester and Liverpool.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Lancashire branch.
Within our area we have a great variety of moths and butterflies - including a number of National rarities.
During 2017 we are updating and adding new sections to this Lancashire Branch web page - please bear with us if something currently looks incomplete!
Exciting new Book published. Pre-publication offer
An exciting and ground breaking new book on Micro moths, full of field identification tips and written by Ben Smart, is being published.
Jointly sponsored by Butterfly Conservation Lancashire Branch and Lancashire and Cheshire Fauna Society.
A special pre-publication special offer is available until May 15th.
The Spring newsletter and the 2016 Recording Reports are now available.
Survey reveals 2016 was the fourth worst year on record for UK butterflies
Myers Allotment Reserve
Join us for a walk around Farrer's Allotment, searching for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies...
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches on a walk on the south east end of Whitbarrow Scar, where we hope to see Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and other more common species of butterfly...
Brian Hancock will be leading a search for Cistus Forester
Latest Sightings in Lancashire
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