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.
As gardeners, we always tend to have one eye on the present, while looking forward to the future. It rarely stops, except in the depths of winter when everything that can be done, is done.
Scientists have discovered why climate change may be contributing to the decline of some British butterflies and moths, such as Silver-studded Blue and High Brown Fritillary butterflies.
The Butterfly Effect. In Gloucestershire, we've borrowed a term associated with Chaos Theory, a curious idea that postulates that a butterfly flapping its wings in one place could cause a massive storm elsewhere.
Tuesday 19th November 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm
Work Party at Rough Bank - mainly scrub and tree thinning.
Saturday 23rd November 2019, 10:15am-3:15pm
Work Party at Strawberry Banks - Conservation work for the Marsh Fritillary. (May be postponed to Sunday if weather bad)
Sunday 1st December 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm
Work party to clear scrub to open up habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary
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.