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.
Species to look out for
Find out how to record your sightings and who to send them to.
Keep up to date with all the latest news and sightings near you.
Numbers of one of the UK’s best known garden butterflies have plummeted this summer despite the record-breaking hot weather, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.
Scottish Ministers have “called-in” plans for a golf course at Coul Links near Embo, East Sutherland after deciding that the case is of ‘national importance’.
The Prince of Wales has recorded dozens of butterflies while taking part in the world’s largest butterfly survey at his home in Highgrove, Gloucestershire.
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.
There are currently no events scheduled for this area. Events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.
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.
- Minute Secretary
- Treasurer and Membership Secretary