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Welcome to the Hertfordshire & Middlesex branch of Butterfly Conservation

Butterfly Conservation is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of butterflies and moths

There are 37 resident butterfly species in our branch area including the recently colonised Adonis Blue in the Royston area.

More information on species can be viewed here


Around 1600 moths can be found in the two counties. An introduction is provided here on our website.

The Hertfordshire and Middlesex Moths Group website can be viewed here


Many important sites for butterflies exist in our branch area including our own Millhopper's Reserve

More on other sites can be viewed here

News Archive: 2023 / 2022 / 2021 / 2020 / 2019 / 2018

18 Jun 2024: Ickenham Marsh / Ruislip Gardens Stafford Open Space area.

18 Jun 2024: Trent Park

17 Jun 2024: Rivers Orchard Sawbridgeworth

17 Jun 2024: White Admiral

17 Jun 2024: Trent Park

17 Jun 2024: Six Spot Burnet

16 Jun 2024: Trip to Croxley Common Moor

16 Jun 2024: Ringlet at Norton Green

16 Jun 2024: Rivers Orchard Sawbridgeworth

15 Jun 2024: Rivers Orchard Sawbridgeworth

15 Jun 2024: Common Blue at Grovelands Park, Southgate

14 Jun 2024: Large Skipper & Small Heath at Trent Park

13 Jun 2024: Quiet day at Therfield Heath

13 Jun 2024: 2023 Annual Report

12 Jun 2024: Marbled Whites at Therfield

12 Jun 2024: First Marbled White

12 Jun 2024: Larval hostplants

11 Jun 2024: Transect Walker need for 2025 at Aldbury Nowers

09 Jun 2024: Ffy White Letter Hairstreaks

08 Jun 2024: Chimney Sweeper at Trent Park

The Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch has over 1500 members and covers the administrative county of Hertfordshire and the Watsonian Vice-county of Middlesex (VC21).

The London Boroughs included within the Branch area are Barnet, Brent, Camden, City of London, City of Westminster, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Richmond (north of the Thames), Tower Hamlets and the Surrey District Council of Spelthorne.

Download a copy of our 'Welcome to the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch of Butterfly Conservation' leaflet for more information

For Branch enquiries please email: elizabethgoodyear@talk21.com; for website enquiries please email peter.clarke4@ntlworld.com