If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the South Wales Branch.
Species to look out for
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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.
The UK’s wildlife continues to decline according to the State of Nature 2019 report. The latest findings show that since rigorous scientific monitoring began in the 1970s there has been a 13% decline in average abundance across wildlife studied and that the declines continue unabated.
Numerous recent sightings of a moth that became extinct in the UK in the 1960s, suggest that it has recolonised and is now breeding across southern Britain.
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.
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.
Saturday 19th October 2019
Kenfig Nature Reserve Visitors' Centre
Talks and AGM. Non-members welcome
Thursday 7th November 2019
Median Farm, Meadows Road, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire
Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm
Light scrub and bramble removal
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.
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Richard Smith (Acting)
- Newsletter Editor
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- Moth Officer
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