Yorkshire branch

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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.

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Yorkshire: Guided Walk

Sunday 28th May 2017: 10.30am

Join the Yorkshire Branch on a visit to Hawnby (east of Northallerton) where we hope to the Duke of Burgundy butterfly...

Yorkshire: Reserve Open Day

Saturday 24th June 2017: 1.00pm

Join the Yorkshire Branch at our reserve in the heart of Shipley train station, between platforms 2, 5 and the car park. This small urban habitat is being colonised by new species of butterflies...

Yorkshire: Guided Walk

Sunday 16th July 2017: 2pm

Join the Yorkshire Branch on an hour's walk on Willance's Leap (Swaledale) where we hope to see many species of butterflies such as Peacocks and Ringlets and may even some Dark Green Fritillaries if we’re lucky. The views are spectacular...

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