One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Gloucestershire branch.
A year on from the publication of the State of Nature report, Sir David Attenborough joins Butterfly Conservation and our partners to seek out game-changing solutions to the crisis facing nature.
A flower-strewn Cotswold valley that could become home to the UK's rarest butterfly has been awarded prestigious National Nature Reserve status by Natural England.
One of the UK’s rarest and most spectacular moths - the Oleander Hawk-moth - has been spotted in a Gloucestershire garden. It's the first time it has been seen in the county for eight years, wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Butterfly walks booklet
The Gloucestershire branch's booklet 40 Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire is still available at £4.80 to include postage and packing from Butterfly Conservation, 11 Stony Riding, Chalford Hill, Stroud, GL6 8ED.
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