Surrey Skipper, Spring 2019
First field trip
Apr, Thu 25: Ham Lands
Mar 24: early Orange-tip. See Sightings
Mar 15 video: Brilliant Butterfly Banks
Lottery Dream Fund grants £890k
to partnership of BC, LWT & NHM,
focusing on chalk grassland
around Hutchinson's Bank.
Mar 1: RIP John Foulsham, generous host with Daphne of the Vale End field trips.
Mar: WCBS 2018 report
Older news: Archive
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.
Wed 1 May
West Horsley KT24 6AN
Target: spring Skippers,
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