Surrey and SW London Branch was created in 1995 from the London (1980-94) branch. Membership reached 1,000 in 2014
and 1,200 in 2017.
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History fans are being asked to take a closer look at castles this summer in a bid to track the march north of a butterfly success story.
The Prince of Wales has recorded dozens of butterflies while taking part in the world’s largest butterfly survey at his home in Highgrove, Gloucestershire.
Sir David Attenborough has spoken of the mental health benefits of watching butterflies as he urged the public to take part in the world’s biggest butterfly survey over the next three weeks.
In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.
Tuesday 14th August 2018, 2.00pm-4.30pm
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Bookham Common and a chance to see the Brown Hairstreak.
Thursday 16th August 2018, 10.30am
Blindley Heath, Godstone
CANCELLED (cattle on site). Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Blindley Heath; target: Brown Hairstreak
Sunday 19th August 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm
Denbies Hillside, Dorking
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Denbies Hillside; target: Adonis Blue, Silver-spotted Skipper
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.