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.
Thursday 2nd May 2019, 8:00pm-10:00pm
For Butterfly Recorders happy to record in area of the Cotswolds north and east of the Stroud Area - and anyone else who wants to see what's involved.
Friday 3rd May 2019, 8:30pm-10:30pm
An evening walk to discover the bats, moths and other nocturnal wildlife of Painswick Rococo Garden.
Wednesday 8th May 2019, 10:30am-3:00pm
Training workshop on Rodborough Common - part of the Back from the Brink project in the Cotswolds
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.