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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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Events

  • Glasdrum NNR Moth Morning

    Sunday 22nd May 10am to 12

    Glasdrum National Nature Reserve

    Come along and see the wide variety of moths that have been caught in traps set on the National Nature Reserve the night before. 

  • Pearl-bordered Fritillary Workshop at Glasdrum NNR

    Sunday 22nd May 2022, 2:00pm-4:30pm

    Glasdrum National Nature Reserve

    Join us for a field workshop at Glasdrum National Nature Reserve to learn about the Pearl-bordered Fritillary in Scotland and how to take part in this year's surveys for the species.

  • Ayrshire Small Blue Surveys

    Friday 27th May 2022, 10:30am-4:00pm

    Field Survey Day

    Please help us survey the Small Blue and its habitat in Ayrshire

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Volunteer with us

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: Vacant
  • Events Coordinator: Scott Donaldson