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

  • Latest trends in butterfly indicators revealed

    In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.

  • March of the micros

    An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.

  • Extinct butterfly flies again

    The Chequered Skipper has been returned to England after 40 year absence

  • Titchmarsh: “Make a metre for pollinators”

    Alan Titchmarsh is calling on gardeners to make a metre for wildlife this summer by providing a refuge for struggling butterflies, moths and other pollinators.

Events

  • Lincolnshire: Moth Night

    Saturday 21st July 2018: 9.30pm

    Chambers Farm Wood, Wragby, Market Rasen

    Please join the Lincolnshire Branch to see and identify an amazing variety and number of moths in the Limewoods - bring a torch!

  • Lincolnshire: Open Day in the Limewoods

    Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Chambers Farm Wood

    Come on a Big Butterfly Count walk, your opportunity to see White Admirals and other butterflies at close quarters

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.