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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The Comma is the West Midland Branch News Letter it is published 3 time a year and is sent by post to members.
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.
Numbers of one of the UK’s best known garden butterflies have plummeted this summer despite the record-breaking hot weather, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.
Sunday 17th February 2019, 10.00am-3.00pm
Bury Ditches, between Clunton and Lydburyn North, Shropshire
Join the West Midlands Branch at this event to help the Wood White butterfly at Bury Ditches, between Clunton and Lydburyn North.
Tuesday 26th February 2019, 10.00am
Ewyas Harold Reserve and Common, Abbey Dore, Hereford HR2 0AB
Come and join the West Midlands Branch at this lovely reserve to help with habitat management for the butterflies found at this site...
Sunday 3rd March 2019, 10.00am
Monkwood Reserve, Hallow, Worcester WR2 6NJ
Join our West Midlands Branch at the Monkwood reserve in Worcestershire and help with conservation management work for butterflies like the Wood White, the Silver-washed Fritillary and the Purple Hairstreak.
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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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