If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Highland branch which covers Highland, Moray, the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.
Our activities include recording butterflies and moths, organising events, field trips and work parties, and publishing annual newsletters, most of which can be downloaded from our Newsletters page.
Don't forget to tell us of any butterfly or moth sightings.
You can find us on Facebook at Butterfly Conservation - Highland Branch
There is also a private Facebook group Highland Moths & Butterflies which enables people to share photos, ask each other for help with identification and generally chat about moths and butterflies.
You can also find us on Twitter BC Highland on Twitter
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.
By leaving a gift in your Will, you’ll ensure your legacy can contribute to a solution to the climate crisis, creating an environment that nurtures butterflies and moths for future generations to enjoy.
Leading wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is celebrating the discovery of a new breeding group of rare White-spotted Sable moth near Canterbury.
Dr Emily Dennis discusses the headlines from the latest State of Nature report, including the latest data on butterflies and moths.
A new study, led by the University of Northumbria and involving Butterfly Conservation, has carried out the first nationwide assessment of the combined impacts of long-term land-use and climatic change on species distributions. Lead researcher, Dr Andy Suggitt, explains how a new map of land-use change for Great Britain helped improve our understanding of how species respond to multiple threats.
Wednesday 6th March 2024, 7:30pm-9:00pm
Kincraig Church Hall
Talk by Dr Tom Prescott, Head of Conservation (Scotland), on the Butterflies and Moths in the Cairngorms National Park
Saturday 13th April 2024, 10:00am-2:00pm
Green Drive Hall, Inverness
The annual get together with talks, plant swap stall and 2nd-hand wildlife book stall.
Saturday 2nd March 2024, 9:30am-4:00pm
Sluggan near Carrbridge
Work party to remove regenerating pines to benefit Small Blue butterfly
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
- Minute Secretary
- Treasurer and Membership Secretary