Purple Hairstreak (male/upperwing) by Jim Asher

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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Chalk Hill Blue - Peter Eeles


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Elephant Hawk-moth - Bob Eade

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Small Skipper - Heath McDonald

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  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 14th August 2018, 2.00pm-4.30pm

    Bookham Common

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Bookham Common and a chance to see the Brown Hairstreak.

  • Surrey: Field Trip CANCELLED

    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

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    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

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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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