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.
Around three quarters of the UK population (74%) have some negative opinion of moths, with many people believing the majority eat clothes and are pests, a study has revealed.
South Shropshire MP Philip Dunne and TV presenter Anthea Turner this week joined forces to raise awareness of the Wood White butterfly, with the launch of a new Wood White beer in the House of Commons.
A new beer, created to raise funds to protect one of the West Midlands rarest butterflies, is launching in Parliament as well as pubs across the region...
UK butterflies bounced back in 2018 following a string of poor years, thanks in part to last year’s heatwave summer, a study has revealed.
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!
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!
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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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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