BC volunteer Ken Haydock reveals the story behind the recent discovery of White-letter Hairstreak eggs in Berwickshire - confirmation the declining butterfly may have started breeding in Scotland for the first time in 130 years...
Dr Sam Ellis, BC's Director of Conservation outlines the charity's position on the Chelsea Road Elm in Sheffield and the tree's population of White-letter Hairstreak butterflies
As February gets into its stride, the signs of the fast approaching spring are becoming more and more evident.
January is an easy month to help butterflies and moths in the garden. Many species will be taking shelter until temperatures start to rise so leave leaf litter and postpone pruning to protect eggs, caterpillars and crysalises.
Butterfly Conservation makes important strides forward in 2017
The Secret Gardener investigates which species just one lichen-covered branch could be supporting and reminds you to be careful when bringing twigs inside.
Despite their seemingly delicate nature, butterflies and moths are surprisingly resilient to the winter chill. Richard Fox reveals why a cold snap may actually be beneficial for butterflies.
A study has revealed the importance of information gathered by the Big Butterfly Count
Butterfly Conservation welcomes ban on harmful pesticides
The Red Admiral has had an exceptionally good year, possibly its best ever.
Create a moon garden to cater for night-fliers this Moth Night.
Michaelmas-daisies are one of the stars of the autumn flowerbed, providing nectar for butterflies – such as the Red Admiral - when other plants are starting to fade.
The Field Studies Council (FSC) is concerned about a public lack of wildlife identification skills
Species Champion Members of Parliament standing up for butterflies and moths
Despite some dodgy weather, this summer’s Big Butterfly Count is going really well. Take part this weekend and help us make it the biggest ever!
As you are pottering around deadheading pay attention to which flowers are the most popular nectar sources.
Student Lucy Cunningham decided to change her life to help wildlife.
Graduate Fiona Bell reveals life as an intern with Butterfly Conservation
Butterfly Conservation Ambassador and wildlife gardening writer Kate Bradbury explains how you can help reverse butterfly declines by planting a pot for pollinators...
This week is Volunteers’ Week, the annual celebration of the positive difference that volunteers make to many aspects of life across the UK, day-in day-out, throughout the year.
You can be butterfly-friendly on a budget and you don't even need a garden!
Let an area of grass grow long or sow an area with a mix of wildflowers and grasses to provide food and shelter for butterflies, moths and other wildlife.
If you had the feeling that there weren’t many butterflies on the wing last summer then the results of one of Butterfly Conservation’s major surveys will bear out your suspicions.
At last, butterflies are starting to emerge in numbers after the winter and, on a fine April day, you stand a good chance of spotting a Comma butterfly.
The Verbena family includes useful nectar plants for butterflies and other pollinators.
All of us can contribute to improving the area around our homes for wildlife - whether rural or urban - and one way is by sowing wildflower seed.
Much has been learned in recent years about the amazing migration of the Painted Lady.
The depths of winter are typically a quiet time for butterflies and moths but this doesn’t mean there’s nothing of interest going on in the world of Lepidoptera.
Being a committed wildlife gardener means compromising a little on the tidiness of your garden to protect the overwintering sites of insects and other creatures.