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If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Gloucestershire Branch.


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Small Elephant Hawk-moth - James O'Neill

Discover moths at Rough Bank Reserve

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.

Marbled White - Iain H Leach

Butterfly walks booklet

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.

Common Blue - Cath Walker

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Events

  • Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

    Saturday 21st July 2018, 11.45am-4.30pm

    Prinknash Abbey

    The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey, near Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX. Members of the Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.

  • Gloucestershire: Go Wild! At Crickley Hill

    Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.45am-4.00pm

    Crickley Hill Country Park, near Cheltenham

    The Gloucestershire branch will have a stand at this family-orientated event organised by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. We will have moths on display and craft events for the children.

  • Gloucestershire: Butterfly ID Training Day

    Sunday 29th July 2018: 10am

    Cranham, Between Stroud And Cheltenham

    Learn about the Gloucestershire butterfly species indoors in the morning and then walk around Painswick Beacon for a picnic lunch and to practise your identification skills.

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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  • Chairperson: Sue Smith