- Branch Liaison:
David Chandler / Tel: 01923 253 793
- Branch Secretary
- Moths Officer
The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK.
We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch.
Let us know what butterflies you have seen in Northamptonshire.
Send us your Northamptonshire moth sightings.
Spotted a butterfly in Bedfordshire? Let us know.
Send us your Bedfordshire moth records.
By leaving a gift in your Will, you’ll ensure your legacy can contribute to a solution to the climate crisis, creating an environment that nurtures butterflies and moths for future generations to enjoy.
Leading wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is celebrating the discovery of a new breeding group of rare White-spotted Sable moth near Canterbury.
Dr Emily Dennis discusses the headlines from the latest State of Nature report, including the latest data on butterflies and moths.
A new study, led by the University of Northumbria and involving Butterfly Conservation, has carried out the first nationwide assessment of the combined impacts of long-term land-use and climatic change on species distributions. Lead researcher, Dr Andy Suggitt, explains how a new map of land-use change for Great Britain helped improve our understanding of how species respond to multiple threats.
Sunday 15th October 2023 to Sunday 17th March 2024, 10:00am
WINTER WORK PARTIES at Fermyn Woods Country Park
From October 2023 to March 2024
Sunday 3rd March 2024, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Turvey Vilage Hall, MK43 8DB
Guest speaker Peter Eeles, Chair of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch. He will be known to many of you as the author of “Life Cycles of British & Irish Butterflies” and he recently published a second book “British and Irish Butterfly Rarities”
Sunday 12th May 2024, 10:00am-2:00pm
Fermyn Woods Country Park, Northants
A morning visit to see how winter conservation work has helped Dingy and Grizzled Skippers, Green Hairstreaks and other spring species in the park.
Butterfly Conservation relies on the support of thousands of volunteers, and we are always looking for more help inside the office and out in the field. Whether you want to volunteer at a local branch, get outside and help manage our nature reserves, or help with one of our events, we have something for everyone to get involved in! Your time can make a real difference.