Welcome

The Lancashire Branch covers the counties of Lancashire, Northern Greater Manchester and Liverpool.

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

Within our area, we have a great variety of moths and butterflies, including a number of national rarities.


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Cinnabar - Bob Eade

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Peacock - Mark Searle

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Events

  • Butterflies of Warton Crag

    Thursday 26th May 2022, 10:00am-2:30pm

    Warton – Quarry Car Park

    Target species: Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Dingy Skipper, Common Blue, Small Heath and other spring species.

  • Butterflies of Heysham Moss & Heysham Nature Reserve

    Friday 17th June 2022, 10:00am-2:30pm

    Heysham Moss & Heysham Nature Reserve

    Target species: Large Heath, Large Skipper and other early summer species.

  • Butterflies of Holme Stinted Pastures and Holme Park Fell

    Friday 1st July 2022, 10:00am-2:30pm

    Roadside 1km NW of Clawthorpe (postcode LA6 1NU approx.)

    Target species: Large Fritillaries, possible late Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary. Also look out and listen for Yellowhammers!

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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.