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.
UK butterflies bounced back in 2018 following a string of poor years, thanks in part to last year’s heatwave summer, a study has revealed.
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.
Tuesday 21st May 2019, 10:45am-3:30pm
Learn how to identify and survey for this rare and elusive beetle.
Monday 27th May 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm
Visit this unimproved grassland reserve to see the Marsh Fritillary.
Sunday 9th June 9.30am - 1.00pm
Yew Tree Farm Open Day. Moth traps, butterflies and activities for children from nought to ninety.
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.