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Peacock by Matt BerryWelcome to the Northern Ireland Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Northern Ireland 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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