Branches & Groups
There are also some local moth and butterfly groups and websites:
Brecknock Moth Group
Carmarthenshire Moth & Butterfly Group
Glamorgan Moth Recording Group
Monmouthshire Moth and Butterfly Group
North Wales Lepidoptera
You can keep up with South Wales Branch on Facebook
Butterfly Conservation is a member of Wales Environment Link an active network of environmental Non-Governmental Organisations in Wales and a valuable link to working with the Welsh Government.
Leaflets - on notable species and habitats in Wales
'Frits About' and 'Other News' Newsletters - Specialising in the latest sightings of Fritillary butterfly species in Wales.
Forest Fliers Newsletters - On our work for moths and butterflies in NRW managed woodlands. Bilingual.
UK butterflies bounced back in 2018 following a string of poor years, thanks in part to last year’s heatwave summer, a study has revealed.
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.
Scientists have discovered that moths may play a much broader role as plant pollinators than previously suspected.
Saturday 18th May to Thursday 20th June 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
Various sites in Carmarthenshire and Glamorgan
Visits to actual or potential Marsh Fritillary sites.
Saturday 29th June 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
Guided walk to see High Brown Fritillary.
Would you like to come out to see butterflies or volunteer with us?
Join local experts for a chance to see and learn about our butterflies and moths, help with habitat management or search for some elusive species.
Volunteering opportunities take place across Wales, organised by our North and South Wales Branches. Walks to see butterflies take place when they fly, usually in the late spring or summer.