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Welcome

Welcome To The Yorkshire Branch Of Butterfly Conservation.

Brimstone Small 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.

Latest News

Look For Lobsters In The Woods

Nature lovers are being asked to check the woods for Lobsters in a bid to help conservationists monitor moth distribution in the UK’s increasingly threatened woodlands and forests.

Rare Moth Found In Scottish Highlands

One of the UK’s rarest moths – spotted only a handful of times since its discovery in the 19th century - has been seen in Easter Ross 15 times in five weeks.

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Events

The Big Butterfly Count

Saturday 19th July-Sunday 10th August

Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.

East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - A Wild Night at Maidencraig!

Friday 25th July 2014, 8.30pm-12.00am

Enter the mysterious world of night creatures! This will include setting up sugar and light traps to attract moths – which we will release unharmed after identification - and using detectors to pick up ultrasound of hunting bats.

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