Douglas Goddard / 01604 408 670
- Branch Liaison:
David Chandler / Tel: 01923 253 793
- Branch Secretary
Kirsty Philpot / Tel. 07859 042 525
- Moths Officer
The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK.
We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch.
Let us know what butterflies you have seen in Northamptonshire.
Send us your Northamptonshire moth sightings.
Spotted a butterfly in Bedfordshire? Let us know.
Send us your Bedfordshire moth records.
Stay up to date on all our latest news.
View video footage of butterflies and moths on our YouTube channel.
Submit your photographs of butterflies and moths on our Flickr group.
A new and exciting conservation project called Species on the Edge will launch at a free family fun day event hosted by Butterfly Conservation Scotland at Logie Quarry, near Tain, on Saturday 3 June.
New research published by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) reveals how the UK's gardens are acting as a safe haven for butterflies.
A new report on the trends of grassland butterflies across Europe has shown numbers have declined by 36% over the last decade.
If you have been following the saga of Coul Links in East Sutherland you will know that the original proposal for a golf course was turned down by the Scottish Government. In July last year another application was submitted. Here's an update on our objection.
Wednesday 7th June 2023, 10:00am-12:30pm
Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire
The Butterflies of Salcey Forest : target species - Wood Whites and other spring species
Wednesday 17th May to Sunday 11th June 2023, 10:30am-12:30pm
Skipper Guided Walks at Fineshade Wood Wednesday 17th May to Sunday 11th June 2023, 10:30am-12:30pm
Thursday 8th June 2023, 11:15am-2:30pm
Learn how to identify some of our common day-flying moths and discover how you can help our work by recording any moths that you see.
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.