Species to look out for
Our Branch was started in 1984 & has a current membership of over 400.
Click the link below for the following:
- Brief history of the Branch
- A map of the County
- The range of Branch activities
- A list of Lincolnshire's butterflies
Did you know you can support the Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation every time you purchase something online?
Lincolnshire BC will then receive a donation every time you buy online.
Thank you for your support!
In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.
An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.
The Chequered Skipper has been returned to England after 40 year absence
Chambers Farm Wood - Butterfly Garden
Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation manages the Butterfly Garden with the kind permission and support of the Forestry Commission.
Find out more about the garden...
The 'Gallery' features an aspect of Butterflies or Moths using photos taken by our Members. The latest covers photos taken of European Butterflies.
Our next Gallery will be 'Day-flying Moths' so please send in your pictures.
The Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation has two important, current Conservation Projects in hand. The 'Limewoods Brown Hairstreak Project' has been running for 20 years, & the 'Grizzled Skipper Survey in South-west Lincolnshire', has been running for 4 years.
(Also included on this page is a quick reference table of dates for Work Parties covering Southrey Wood F.C, Chambers Farm Wood F.C, Snakeholme Pit N.R. & Twyford Forest F.C. For full details, please see the Events page.)
Do you go out walking regularly?
We have everything you need to get started, including why recording is so important.
This page is dedicated to sharing first sightings, unusual sightings and indeed anything butterfly and moth related that might be of interest to others across the county.