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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The leaves in your garden could be hiding a multitude of insects this winter.
Our guide to helping butterflies and moths through the coldest months of the year.
We're asking people to help butterflies and moths by leaving leaf litter, keeping branches and letting plant stems go uncut in the garden this winter. So here are some ideas for alternatives to gardening this winter.
Most insects in the UK take a break in the winter months. Unlike mammals and birds they can't easily heat themselves up, and their sources of food from plants dwindle. But a few hardy butterflies and moths can be seen during this time, with some moths only appearing as adults during the months when few other insects are on the wing.
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