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.

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News

  • Dig It – Gardening tips for November

    As gardeners, we always tend to have one eye on the present, while looking forward to the future. It rarely stops, except in the depths of winter when everything that can be done, is done.

  • Scientists identify British butterflies most threatened by climate change

    Scientists have discovered why climate change may be contributing to the decline of some British butterflies and moths, such as Silver-studded Blue and High Brown Fritillary butterflies.

  • No place like home

    No place like home: species are on the move, but many have nowhere to go

  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect. In Gloucestershire, we've borrowed a term associated with Chaos Theory, a curious idea that postulates that a butterfly flapping its wings in one place could cause a massive storm elsewhere.

Catch up on all our news

Events

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.