Welcome

The Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation was formed in 1984 and has grown steadily since then to a current membership of over 400. Well over 100 people contribute regularly to the 'Sightings' page, with accounts, stories and photographs. 

Did you know you can support the Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation every time you purchase something online?

Check out this YouTube video to see how it works and then register here.

Lincolnshire BC will then receive a donation every time you buy online.

Thank you for your support!


Learn more 

Garden Tiger - Iain H Leach

Lincolnshire Branch history

Find out more about our Branch, what we do and why we do it. 

Grizzled Skipper - Iain H Leach

Record your sightings

Do you go out walking regularly? We would love your help to keep track of the butterflies or moths you see in your area. We have everything you need to get started.

Common Blue - Matt Berry

Latest sightings

Take a look at our first sightings, unusual sightings and indeed anything butterfly and moth related that might be of interest to others across the county.

Get involved 

News

  • The Year of the Painted Lady

    In just three weeks this summer, nearly half a million Painted Lady butterflies were counted as part of the 10th UK-wide Big Butterfly Count, run by Butterfly Conservation and sponsored by B&Q.

  • On the verge of something big

    UK wildlife charities have teamed up with England’s government advisor on natural environment to persuade local councils and landowners to help save our pollinators.

    At the first event of its kind, local authorities and other organisations will be asked to change the way they manage road verges, roundabouts and other valuable grassland habitats to benefit wildlife.

  • Mediterranean Blue Butterfly Invades Britain

    Climate change is causing a striking butterfly from southern Europe to appear in record-breaking numbers across the south of England, wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation can reveal.

  • Winnie the Pooh takes part in the Big Butterfly Count

    Winnie the Pooh is encouraging families to enjoy the great outdoors this summer by joining Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count.

Catch up on all our news

Events

There are currently no events scheduled for this area. Events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.

See all our upcoming events

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.