Butterfly Conservation has a team of four staff 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
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.
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.
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.
In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.
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.
The Chequered Skipper has been returned to England after 40 year absence
There are currently no events scheduled for this area. Events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.
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.
Butterfly Conservation Wales
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