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.


Learn more 

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

  • An update for our supporters

    Please be aware that all our offices, including Manor Yard at Lulworth, are now closed due to government advice re Coronavirus Covid-19.

  • Butterflies bounce back to their best year in over 20 years

    The summer of 2019 boosted UK butterfly population to give them their best year since 1997 according to a study.

  • Coronavirus update

    While this is an uncertain and anxious time for everyone, I want to update you on how the Coronavirus Covid-19 is likely to affect our work and assure you that we are adapting and rising to the challenge of continuing our fight for nature.

  • Tackling anxiety and isolation at home with Butterfly Conservation

    As we’re all being encouraged to spend more time in our homes and feeling the worry and anxiety of 24/7 news coverage of the global pandemic, Butterfly Conservation is suggesting a way to look after your mental health by spending time in your garden or outdoor spaces.

Catch up on all our news

Events

Due to COVID-19 all Branch events are cancelled until further notice. Please check with your Branch or event organiser for further details.
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.

Branch information

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Contact branch

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

Full Contacts List