The Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch has over 1000 members and covers the administrative county of Hertfordshire and the Watsonian Vice-county of Middlesex (VC21).
The London Boroughs included within the Branch area are Barnet, Brent, Camden, City of London, City of Westminster, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Richmond (north of the Thames), Tower Hamlets and the Surrey District Council of Spelthorne.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch.
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Let us know what butterflies you have seen on the wing and check out our latest sightings.
This guidebook includes:
- Photographs of each species
- Where and when to see them
- Why are they disappearing
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The UK’s wildlife continues to decline according to the State of Nature 2019 report. The latest findings show that since rigorous scientific monitoring began in the 1970s there has been a 13% decline in average abundance across wildlife studied and that the declines continue unabated.
Numerous recent sightings of a moth that became extinct in the UK in the 1960s, suggest that it has recolonised and is now breeding across southern Britain.
In just three weeks this summer, nearly half a million Painted Lady butterflies were counted as part of the 10th UK-wide Big Butterfly Count, run by Butterfly Conservation and sponsored by B&Q.
UK wildlife charities have teamed up with England’s government advisor on natural environment to persuade local councils and landowners to help save our pollinators.
Sunday 1st December 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm
Meet at Ruislip Gardens Underground Station
Help the Branch look for Brown Hairstreak eggs at our Ickenham site in Middlesex (north London)
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.
In your area
- Branch Chair/Acting Treasurer:
- Branch Secretary:
- Membership Secretary and Newsletter editor:
- Recording and Transect co-ordinator:
- Website co-ordinator: