Gloucestershire branch

Rough Bank

Species to look out for


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

Butterfly/Moth events in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire: Branch AGM

Saturday 28th October 2017, 2pm-5pm

The Gloucestershire Branch AGM will be held at Christchurch Hall in Abbeydale. The main speaker will be...

National AGM And Members' Day

Saturday 11th November 2017

This year's national Annual General Meeting and Members' Day will be held in Cheltenham at The Jurys Inn Hotel...

Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 19th November 2017, 10am-3pm

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on work party at our Rough Bank Reserve, north-east of Stroud. Work parties are very sociable events, to which you can dip in and dip out to suit your availability...

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Butterfly walks booklet

Butterfly Walks in GloucestershireThe 2nd Edition of the Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire booklet is now available from the Branch Treasurer.

As well as walks, we've added an extra list of good butterfly sites around the county and a guide to the flight times of our butterflies to help you decide which walk to do and when.


Take a look at the latest photographs from Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Rough Bank reserve opening

Discover Moths At Rough Bank Reserve

Moth recording has been taking place at Rough Bank since Butterfly Conservation purchased the site in 2012.

We now have records for hundreds of species, so take a look at our list of what you can find at the site.

A number of rare and nationally scarce moths have also been recorded at the Reserve, so why not take a look at our photos and find out a bit more about them.


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