One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
Species to look out for
Welcome To The Yorkshire Branch Of Butterfly Conservation.
Founded in 1981, the Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation is one of the largest geographically as the county of Yorkshire measures approximately 150km north to south and 170km east to west!
From its humble beginnings with eighteen members, the branch has grown steadily to around one thousand members today. If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Yorkshire branch.
A spectacular European butterfly has travelled to the UK and for the first time on record, survived the British winter, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
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.
This is a National Garden Scheme Event. The Yorkshire Branch will have a stall at the event and on Sunday 7th June Allan Rodda and Jackie Holder will lead guided walks to Fordon Banks.
Yorkshire Branch and Ryenats joint field excursion to Boltby Forest in search of Argent and Sable.
Yorkshire Branch annual visit to Shipley Station Meadow