Jan 16 
Work Parties

Nov 19 E-moth newsletter
Nov 11 National AGM
Congratulations to Gail Jeffcoate,
winner of the 2018 Marsh Award.
See News below.
Surrey Chair Simon Saville was elected to
BC's Board of Trustees 

Nov 3 AGM & Members' Day
Congratulations to winners:
Richard Stephens - Photo
Marian Thomas - Quiz

Oct 5  Surrey Skipper Autumn 2018

Surrey Skipper

Aug 31 Surrey Report 2017

Species to look out for


  • Environment Bill

    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.

  • Big City Butterflies

    Could you be our 'Big City Butterflies' Project Development Officer? The closing date for applications is noon on Thursday 29 November 2018.

  • Gail Jeffcoate wins Lifetime Achievement in Lepidoptera Conservation Award 2018

    Gail Jeffcoate, who has been helping butterflies since the 1980's and co-authored the milestone book “The Millennium Atlas of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland”, has received the Marsh Christian Trust's 'Lifetime Achievement in Lepidoptera Conservation Award 2018.'

  • The nocturnal pollinators: scientists reveal the secret life of moths

    Scientists have discovered that moths may play a much broader role as plant pollinators than previously suspected.

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