If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the South Wales Branch.
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Send your sightings to our County Butterfly Recorders for South Wales.
Contact our County Moth Recorders for South Wales and send them your sightings.
UK butterflies bounced back in 2018 following a string of poor years, thanks in part to last year’s heatwave summer, a study has revealed.
In July 2018 Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the Government would bring forward an Environment Bill. Butterfly Conservation (BC) understand that Defra are working on the draft of the Bill, to cover England and reserved matters in devolved countries, and this will be published before Christmas.
One of Europe’s most threatened butterflies has been discovered breeding on a site in Carmarthenshire where it has not been seen for more than 50 years, Butterfly Conservation (BC) can reveal.
Saturday 18th May to Thursday 20th June 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
Various sites in Carmarthenshire and Glamorgan
Visits to actual or potential Marsh Fritillary sites.
Saturday 29th June 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
Guided walk to see High Brown Fritillary.
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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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