Butterfly Conservation has 32 Regional Branches, each one managed by a committee of volunteers. Their contribution is really quite extraordinary, driving our recording and monitoring, habitat management and public engagement work at a local level.
Each committee has up to 15 members, who meet four times a year to discuss the running of the Branch. There are a number of different roles within every committee including:
- Publicity Officer
- Events Officer
- Membership Secretary
Between them, the committee provides local members and communities the opportunity to engage with Butterfly Conservation. They compile newsletters, organise events and lead guided walks. They organise conservation work parties at local sites and support our recording and monitoring work at local level. They are a source of endless knowledge and enthusiasm! If you are unsure about joining a committee, there are still plenty of ways you can support them. All help is warmly welcomed and there is no requirement for a particular level of knowledge - in fact, our committees are all the stronger for the diverse range of skills and interests different people bring.
Find out more about your local Branch and the opportunities available here, and visit our Meet our Volunteers page to hear the stories of those involved.