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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  • West Midlands: Moths and Butterflies of Highgate Common

    Friday 28th to Saturday 29th June 2019, 9:30pm-1:00pm

    Highgate Common, South Staffordshire DY7 5BS

    Join BC's West Midland's Branch in celebrating 50 years of the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust! We'll be joining their team at 9.30pm for an evening walk at Highgate Common on the Friday and on Saturday, we'll be taking a look at the moths found at this site (9.30am), followed by a guided butterfly walk at 11am.

    Join us for one, or both events!

  • West Midlands: Moths of Ewyas Harold!

    Sunday 30th June 2019, 9:00am-11:00am

    Ewyas Harold Meadows BC Reserve, Herefordshire

    Join the West Midlands Branch at this free moth event on our Ewyas Harold Meadows reserve. On the Saturday evening recorders will be heading out to see what moths they can find and you can come and see them on the Sunday morning from 9am!

  • West Midlands: Guided walk to see the Silver-studded Blue butterfly!

    Sunday 30th June 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Prees Heath Common Nature Reserve, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 3JY

    Join us on a free guided butterfly walk at this BC reserve in Shropshire - the only place in the Midlands to see the stunning Silver-studded Blue butterfly!

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  • Chairman
    Peter Seal
  • Vice Chairman
    Mike Southall
  • Treasurer
    Lucy Lewis
  • Branch Secretary
    Joy Stephens

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