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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40 year slump for UK Butterflies

More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.

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Yorkshire: Butterflies and Moths

Monday 25th to Friday 29th July 2016, 4pm-3pm

This course introduces the subject of butterflies and moths in a practical and enjoyable way. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

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