The Branch area includes Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire, Greater Glasgow, Stirlingshire, Argyll, the Argyll islands, Dunbartonshire & Loch Lomond. This includes Scotland's first National Park: Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. These regions include a diverse range of landscapes providing a range of habitats from the fertile central lowlands and coastal parts of Ayrshire/Dumfries & Galloway to the moorland of more inland areas of these counties and to the rugged mountain scenery of the southern highlands and Argyll and to the unique scenery and habitats of the Argyll islands.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Glasgow & SW Scotland Branch.

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  • Scotland: Kirkconnell Flow Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Saturday 9th December 2023, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Kirkconnell Flow by Dumfries

    The Bog Squad will be removing invasive scrub at Kirkconnell Flow near Dumfries in order to protect it's valuable peatland habitat.

  • Scotland: Wester Moss Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Saturday 6th January 2024, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Wester Moss, Fallin (near Stirling)

    Join our the Bog Squad project to help with scrub clearance at Wester Moss SSSI near Stirling to improve habitat for the Large Heath butterfly and protect the valuable peatland.

  • Scotland: Bog Squad Work Party at Sergeantlaw Moss

    Saturday 13th January 2024, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Join our Bog Squad and help with scrub clearance at Sergeantlaw Moss near Paisley to improve habitat for the Large Heath butterfly and protect the valuable peatland.

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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.

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  • Acting Chairman: Scott Donaldson & Stuart Bence
  • Secretary: Valerie Charlton 
  • Treasurer: Valerie Charlton
  • Events Coordinator: Scott Donaldson