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.
Could millions of Painted Ladies descend this summer?
The Stroud Festival of Nature is a two week celebration of nature of all forms in and around Stroud. There will be a launch event on Saturday 13th June at the Subscription Rooms in the centre of Stroud followed by a wide range of events – including butterflies and moths.
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
Butterfly walks booklet
The Gloucestershire branch's booklet '40 Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire' is no longer available, although we hope to produce an updated version in the future.
Take a look at the latest photographs from Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
Butterfly/Moth events in Gloucestershire
The Gloucestershire branch opened a butterfly garden in part of the old walled garden that was originally tended by the monks of the Monastery.
Come along and join Peter Hugo, County Moth Recorder to see what moths have been caught in traps set up overnight in the garden of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Chairman, Philip Mugridge.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this Butterfly ID training day, which will include a walk to put what you've learnt into practice!