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The West Midlands Branch covers Birmingham, the Black Country and the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the West Midlands branch.


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Recording

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The Comma is the West Midland Branch News Letter it is published 3 time a year and is sent by post to members. 

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News

  • Moth motorways could help resist climate change impact

    Moths struggling to move north to adapt to climate change in the UK could be assisted by pinpointing areas where habitat restoration can give them a smoother journey.

  • Half of British butterfly species on new Red List

    Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is warning that time is running out to save some of Britain’s best-loved insects, with the latest Red List assessment of butterflies published today, revealing a 26% increase in the number of species threatened with extinction.

  • Half of British butterfly species on new Red List

    Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is warning that time is running out to save some of Britain’s best-loved insects, with the latest Red List assessment of butterflies published today, revealing a 26% increase in the number of species threatened with extinction.

  • Moth Night 2022 - Public urged to hunt for woodland moths

    Moth enthusiasts, conservationists and the public will be heading for the woods for the UK's largest annual Moth Night event - running on days and nights from 19th - 21st May.

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Events

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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.

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  • Chairman
    Mike Southall
  • Vice Chairman
    Mel Mason
  • Treasurer
    Peter Seal
  • Branch Secretary
    Martin Harrison

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