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.
Threatened species in Scotland have today received a £4.2m lifeline from The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF).
Butterfly Conservation welcomes the recently published EU Nature Restoration Law. Grassland ecosystems are one of the most damaged and threatened ecosystems and populations of butterflies and other wild pollinators are in decline.
Successful conservation projects in Kent have resulted in a record level of sightings of the Duke of Burgundy, a threatened butterfly species.
A new rare and beautiful species of moth appears to have colonised the South Downs.
Sunday 17th July 2022, 2:00pm-4:30pm
Walk to see Silver-washed Fritillaries and possibly White-letter Hairstreak
Tuesday 26th July 2022, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Walk to spot some of the day-flying moths, large and small, which can be found on the reserve. And summer grassland butterflies, of course!
Saturday 6th August 2022, 11:00am-1:00pm
Walk to see Chalk Hill Blue butterflies
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.