Nov 2 AGM & Members' Day

Oct 21 Surrey Butterflies & Moths
Annual Report 2018

Oct 7 Surrey Skipper
36-page autumn edition

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Sep 24 Brilliant Butterflies, £1m project,
launched at Hutchinson's Bank

Sep 12 Big Butterfly Count results

Sep 11 Long-tailed Blue on window!
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Big City Butterflies
Brilliant Butterflies
Wood White

Archive: older news

Species to look out for


  • No place like home

    No place like home: species are on the move, but many have nowhere to go

  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect. In Gloucestershire, we've borrowed a term associated with Chaos Theory, a curious idea that postulates that a butterfly flapping its wings in one place could cause a massive storm elsewhere.

  • No let-up in net loss of UK’s nature

    The UK’s wildlife continues to decline according to the State of Nature 2019 report. The latest findings show that since rigorous scientific monitoring began in the 1970s there has been a 13% decline in average abundance across wildlife studied and that the declines continue unabated.

  • Holy Grail of moth recording reappears in Britain

    Numerous recent sightings of a moth that became extinct in the UK in the 1960s, suggest that it has recolonised and is now breeding across southern Britain.

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