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White wings return to Worcestershire

One of the UK’s rarest butterflies is making a comeback in Worcestershire after disappearing from the county nearly ten years ago...

Celebrating 20 years of nature reserve

A Worcestershire nature reserve that is home to over 40 species of bird, a nationally rare bat and a declining butterfly, is celebrating 20 years of conservation.

Blitz for the blues!

A Shropshire nature reserve is hoping to turn blue this summer, after work to create new habitat for a threatened butterfly is completed.

If you go down to the woods today

One of the West Midland’s rarest butterflies has been given a lifeline thanks to a new project to boost its numbers and reintroduce it to several woodlands in the region.

Butterflies of the West Midlands - new book

The West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation have published a beautiful book covering all 40 species of butterfly found across Herefordshire, Birmingham and the Black Country, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire - order your copy today!

Farmers Join Forces For Butterflies

A wildlife charity has been awarded £75,000 to get farmers and foresters in the West Midlands working together to help declining butterflies

Forest Haven For Threatened Butterflies

One of the UK’s most threatened butterflies has seen a dramatic increase in numbers at a forest on the border between Shropshire and Worcestershire, Butterfly Conservation (BC) can reveal.

Tree Surgeons Saving Wyre’s Wildlife

A Shropshire-based firm has improved important wildlife areas in Wyre Forest, in the hope of benefiting the nationally scarce Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.

New West Midlands Guidebook: Mortimer Forest In A Nutshell

The West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation have published a new guidebook to Mortimer Forest - a beautiful woodland which straddles the Shropshire and Herefordshire border and is home to butterflies like the rare Wood White.

Walking With Butterflies In The Wyre

Nature lovers in Shropshire and Worcestershire will be able to discover some of the UK’s rarest and most beautiful butterflies following the launch of a new guidebook for Wyre Forest.