Welcome

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.


Find out more 

Common Blue - Dave Green

Have you seen a butterfly?

Let us know what butterflies you have seen on the wing and check out our latest sightings. 

Peacock - Dean Morley

Butterflies of Hertfordshire & Middlesex - by Andrew Wood

This guidebook includes:

  • Photographs of each species
  • Where and when to see them
  • Why are they disappearing

Buy your copy now!

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News

  • Attenborough: ‘Watching butterflies is good for you!’

    Sir David Attenborough has spoken of the mental health benefits of watching butterflies as he urged the public to take part in the world’s biggest butterfly survey over the next three weeks.

  • Latest trends in butterfly indicators revealed

    In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.

  • March of the micros

    An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.

  • Extinct butterfly flies again

    The Chequered Skipper has been returned to England after 40 year absence

Events

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.

Find out how to get involved.

Contact branch

  • Branch Chair/Acting Treasurer:
    Malcolm Hull
  • Branch Secretary:
    Liz Goodyear
  • Membership Secretary and Newsletter editor:
    Ian Small
  • Recording and Transect co-ordinator:
    Andrew Wood
  • Website co-ordinator:
    Peter Clarke