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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.

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Events

  • Lineover Wood walk

    Sunday 17th July 2022, 2:00pm-4:30pm

    Walk to see Silver-washed Fritillaries and possibly White-letter Hairstreak

  • Rough Bank walk - 1

    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!

  • Walk at Coombe Hill, Wotton-under-Edge

    Saturday 6th August 2022, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Walk to see Chalk Hill Blue butterflies

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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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