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SURREY SKIPPER Spring/Summer 2022 

NEWS
Jul 31
Wall in Surrey: see Sightings

DATES
Jul 15 – Aug 7
 Big Butterfly Count

FIELD TRIPS
Jul 30 Gomshall-Denbies: 18 trippers, 27 species. See Surrey People

OLDER NEWS
Archive

PROJECTS IN OUR AREA
Big City Butterflies 2021-2024
Saving the Wood White 2019-2022
Brilliant Butterflies Completed 2022-03

News

  • Has the ‘COVID effect’ worn off for nature lovers?

    Big Butterfly Count sees a drop in participants compared to 2020 and 2021, and urges the public not to forget the benefits of being connected to nature – and it’s not too late to take part!
     

  • Volunteering with Big City Butterflies

    Shae Wiedermann is studying for a Masters in Ecology, Culture and Society at Goldsmiths College, London. She volunteered with the Big City Butterflies project and tells us about her time with the team...

  • Migratory monarch butterfly now Endangered - IUCN Red List

    Gland, Switzerland, 21 July 2022 (IUCN) – The migratory monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus plexippus), known for its spectacular annual journey of up to 4,000 kilometres across the Americas, has entered the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM as Endangered, threatened by habitat destruction and climate change. 
     

  • Butterfly scientists call on public for help.

    Butterfly Conservation launches this year’s Big Butterfly Count with a warning that time is running out to help save species.

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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.

Find out how to get involved.