Sussex branch

Sussex

Species to look out for

Welcome

Welcome to the Sussex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Test thumb 1The Sussex branch holds regular outdoor events across the county, plus an indoor AGM and a Spring Social. It manages the Butterfly Conservation reserve at Park Corner Heath where there are work parties, it advises landowners across the county how to conserve and protect butterflies and moths, and it collects and compiles records of butterflies in Sussex.

Saving The Butterflies of Sussex 

Latest News

Stately Home for Forest Pearls

One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has returned to woodland in West Sussex - where it hasn't been seen for nearly 20 years - wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC) can reveal...

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Events

Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 13th December 2017, 9am-1pm

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 20th December 2017, 9am-1pm

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 9am-1pm

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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SwallowtailThe Butterflies of Sussex; A Twenty-First Century Atlas, is a beautifully illustrated book covering 53 species and providing many insights into the sometimes dramatic changes in their fortunes.

This is the first publication in over twenty years to identify the region’s key species and the best places to see them, including tips on searching out exotic overseas visitors like the Long-tailed Blue or Continental Swallowtail!

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