Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire branch

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hawksmallThe Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK.

We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch.


National Moth Night

Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th June 2018, 8.30pm-9.00am

As part of National Moth night the moth group will be inviting members of the public to join them to see what species are caught in their moth traps. Saturday 16th June, 8:30 (bat walk at approx. 9pm) Sunday 17th June, 8am

Butterfly Walk

Saturday 23rd June 2018: 10.30am

Join butterfly expert Doug Goddard to learn about and look for woodland butterflies, with target species including Wood White and the rare Black Hairstreak. Parking is limited so please let us know if you are planning on coming.

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View video footage of butterflies and moths on our YouTube channelYouTube logo


Submit your photographs of butterflies and moths on our Flickr group


Report Your Butterfly Sightings

Report your butterfly sightings here:
Northants sightings    Beds sightings

Report your moth sightings

Report your moth sightings here:
Northants Moths group    Beds Moth group


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