Welcome

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Highland branch. 

All our new events will be posted here, event reports and news items will be posted on the external Highland Branch website.

Highland Branch covers Highland, Moray, the Western Isles and Orkney and Shetland.

Don't forget to tell us of any butterfly or moth sightings.


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Small Copper Butterfly - Matt Berry

Butterfly sightings

Find out how to record your sightings and who to send them to.

Dingy Skipper - Iain H Leach

Latest updates

Keep up to date with all the latest news and sightings near you. 

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News

  • Winnie the Pooh takes part in the Big Butterfly Count

    Winnie the Pooh is encouraging families to enjoy the great outdoors this summer by joining Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count.

  • Blue Butterfly Boom in Scottish Summer

    A beautiful blue butterfly which has been struggling for the last 40 years could be making a comeback in Scotland.

  • Searching for butterflies on the bog

    Butterfly Conservation Scotland are calling on nature enthusiasts to look for the Small Tortoiseshell and other species at Edinburgh's last peatbog -  the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Red Moss of Balerno reserve.

  • Spot a once in a decade butterfly phenomenon

    Chris Packham is urging wildlife lovers to take part in the world’s largest insect citizen science survey to help reveal if the UK is experiencing a once in a decade butterfly phenomenon.

Catch up on all our news

Events

See all our upcoming 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.

In your area

Contact branch

  • Chairman
    Pete Moore
  • Minute Secretary
    Barbara Brodie
  • Treasurer and Membership Secretary
    Audrey Turner

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