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.
Species to look out for
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Threatened species in Scotland have today received a £4.2m lifeline from The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF).
Butterfly Conservation welcomes the recently published EU Nature Restoration Law. Grassland ecosystems are one of the most damaged and threatened ecosystems and populations of butterflies and other wild pollinators are in decline.
Successful conservation projects in Kent have resulted in a record level of sightings of the Duke of Burgundy, a threatened butterfly species.
A new rare and beautiful species of moth appears to have colonised the South Downs.
Saturday 16th July 2022, 1:00pm-4:30pm
Myers Allotment Butterfly Conservation Lancashire reserve
Target species: Purple Hairstreak, Northern Brown Argus, Large Fritillaries
Wednesday 27th July 2022, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Peel Park and the Coppice Local Nature Reserve
Target species: Big Butterfly Count species including Small Copper
Thursday 28th July 2022, 10:30am-2:30pm
Ainsdale Sand Dunes
Target species: Grayling, Purple Hairstreak, Gatekeeper, Small Copper
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.
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Tel: 01254 248832 / 07798 758852