Welcome

Butterfly Conservation has a team of four staff in Wales.

Our two Branches, North Wales and South Wales, are run entirely by volunteers who contribute countless hours to recording and conserving endangered butterflies and moths.

Action and projects for butterflies and moths in Wales


Branches & Groups

If you live in Wales and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you will automatically become a member of one of the two Branches for North or South Wales which hold events, activities and talks. There are also some local groups.

Explore these links to find out more.
North Wales Branch
South Wales Branch
Glamorgan Moth Recording Group
Brecknock Moth Group
North Wales Lepidoptera
Montgomeryshire Moths
Carmarthenshire Moth & Butterfly Group

You can also 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.

Publications

Leaflets - on notable species and habitats in Wales


'Frits About' 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.


Wales Newsletters to 2014


Reports


Welsh Language Statement

News

  • Attenborough: ‘Watching butterflies is good for you!’

    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.

  • Latest trends in butterfly indicators revealed

    In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.

  • March of the micros

    An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.

  • Extinct butterfly flies again

    The Chequered Skipper has been returned to England after 40 year absence

Events

There are currently no events scheduled for this area. Events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.

Get involved!

 

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.

Explore these links to find out more.
North Wales Branch
South Wales Branch

 

Contact office

Office address

Butterfly Conservation Wales
4D Cwm Road
Hafod
Swansea
SA1 2AY