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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Sunday 14th July 2019 at Leighton Moss RSPB reserve in Silverdale.
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A branch member lost their Panasonic cable release at Warton Crag on 13 May 2019. If you come across it please email email@example.com
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BC's Cumbria and Lancashire Branches, in conjunction with Lancaster University, held a free 'Pathways to Butterfly Conservation in North-West England' conference.
Saturday 29th June 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
Meet at OS ref. SD545784, roadside 1km north west of Clawthorpe. Postcode LA6 1NU approx.
Target species: High Brown Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
Saturday 6th July 2019, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Myers allotment reserve, Silverdale
Target species: Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak, Northern Brown Argus.
Sunday 7th July 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
Hugh Mill Business Park, Cowpe Road, Waterfoot, Lancashire
Target species: White-letter Hairstreak and other summer species.
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