News 2018 - Herts & Middx Butterfly Conservation
Holly Blue seen in Islington on 23 December- see
Katherine Pogson's tweet
More Brown Hairstreak egg finds in Middlesex - see
A very successful Brown Hairstreak egg-hunting day on 9 Dec - see
Advice on two moth species: for controlling infestation of Box Tree caterpillars, please read BC note
here. Health warnings on toxic Oak Processionary
Moth caterpillars - please read.
Initial National Lottery support for London-based project Big City Butterflies. Please read more
here including a job vacancy
9 Herdwick sheep now at the Millhoppers Reserve
Big Butterfly Count 2018 results - Small Tortoiseshell crashes -
Brown Hairstreak reported from the Borough of Hillingdon on 2 September - see
sightings page and
Andrew Middleton's video clips of the butterfly in the area on 6
Which butterfly was the most abundant in our gardens in 2017? Find out from Butterfly Conservation's
Garden Butterfly Survey
Generally in the UK, it was the warmest May on record. UK maps for climate change anomalies shown
Chequered Skippers flying at Rockingham Forest.
Also see tweet on Back From the Brink
Can you prepare a square metre in your garden to provide a refuge for our butterflies and other insects?
Please read Alan Titchmarch's Press Release
Butterfly Conservation report a below average year for
butterflies in 2017. See here for details and summary of results
Read about the 50th anniversary Conservation Day at Millhoppers NR here.
For Press Release from Butterfly Conservation click here.
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