If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Suffolk Branch.
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View the latest butterfly sightings in the Suffolk Branch region.
View the conservation and recording work carried out by the Suffolk Branch.
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.
Scientists have discovered that moths may play a much broader role as plant pollinators than previously suspected.
Numbers of one of the UK’s best known garden butterflies have plummeted this summer despite the record-breaking hot weather, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.
Saturday 9th March 2019, 9.30am-4.30pm
Bucklesham Village Hall
Illustrated talks, discussions and workshops. This year with guest speaker from Norfolk Moth Group.
Friday 19th to Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 8.30am-5.30pm
A coordinated Suffolk Butterfly Conservation and Marlow’s garden centre display
Thursday 2nd May 2019, 10.30am-12.30pm
Martlesham Church car park (Grid Ref: TM260469, Post Code IP12 4PQ)
Butterfly identification and recording at Martlesham Creek and farmland nearby
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.