If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Gloucestershire Branch.
Species to look out for
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Moth recording has been taking place at Rough Bank since Butterfly Conservation purchased the site in 2012. We now have records for hundreds of species, so take a look at our list of what you can find at the site.
The 2nd Edition of the Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire booklet is now available. As well as walks, we've added an extra list of good butterfly sites around the county and a guide to the flight times of our butterflies to help you decide which walk to do and when.
One of the UK’s most highly threatened and unusual beetles has been discovered in a number of new locations in the Cotswolds thanks to an innovative conservation scheme.
Introducing Gloucestershire’s new community and education project, Restore Our Planet’s ‘Butterfly Effect’ and its new project officer, Matt Brierley.
In July 2018 Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the Government would bring forward an Environment Bill. Butterfly Conservation (BC) understand that Defra are working on the draft of the Bill, to cover England and reserved matters in devolved countries, and this will be published before Christmas.
Thursday 28th February 2019, 8.00pm-10.00pm
Meet other BC members from the Cheltenham area - and further afield - for updates, gossip, cakes and excellent presentations.
Friday 1st March, 2019, 10.00am-3.30pm
Work Party at Rough Bank - mainly scrub and tree thinning.
Sunday 3rd March 2019, 10.00am-3.00pm
Scrub clearing to improve habitat for Duke of Burgundy on Ravensgate Common.
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.