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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


A trip though the Pyrenees, the Cévennes and the Auvergne’ – Roger Gibbons. YouTube video can be seen here

Finding Black Hairstreak and other caterpillars using UV torchlight. - Gareth Tilley (Surrey & SW London branch. YouTube video can be seen here

How the ground below our feet affects the butterflies and moths in the sky - Andrew Wood YouTube video can be seen here

Brown Hairstreak quietly retaking London and beyond in today's (31 January) Guardian

Big City Butterflies Project Update - Ele Johnstone and Steve Bolton YouTube video can be seen here

The Campaign to save Whitewebbs Park in Enfield from development hit the national press today (9 January) with an article by Patrick Barkham in the Guardian

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


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