Butterflies and moths are sensitive indicators of the health of our environment. Find out how you can help them. 

Colouring Competition winner 16 plus

Family fun at home

Sign up to receive our free creative learning activities to help keep all the family entertained. Our downloadable resources include creative colouring-in and a make-your-own butterfly kite.

Painted Lady

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Become a member of Butterfly Conservation and help save endangered species from extinction, plus get a your welcome pack and a subscription to Butterfly magazine.

Marbled White - Roy Harvey

Online ID courses

Sign up to our online ID courses to learn how to identify butterflies from their features, markings, flight times and behaviours. Plus get an introduction to moths.

Learn more about butterflies and moths

Marsh Fritillary (Female/Upperwing) - Iain Leach

Identify

Spotted a butterfly but not sure what it is? Our handy identification section will help you find out.

Small Elephant Hawk-moth (underwing) - Bob Eade

In memory

Celebrate the memory of a loved one by helping to protect butterflies and moths for future generations.

Silver-studded Blue - Mark Searle

Reserves

Volunteers in our Branches manage over 30 Nature Reserves - all havens for butterflies, moths and other wildlife. Why not visit one near you? 

Garden Tiger - Iain Leach

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