News 2023 - Herts & Middx Butterfly Conservation

News 2023

The Whippendell & Cassiobury butterfly report 2023 by Rick Vickers and Pete Fewell is available to view

Congratulations to Liz Goodyear for winning the Hertfordsire Natural History Society 1875 award for her outstanding contributiion to natural history in the county (Photo: © HNHS)

Liz Goodyear 1875 award

Long-tailed Blue in Ickenham garden on 7 October

Press Release of the Big Butterfly Count Results in 2023

Big Butterfly Count Results 2023

Press Release of Butterfly Report in 2022

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Today's (12 June) Country Diary in the Guardian features the Small Blue at the Hexton Chalk Pit. Click here for details

Who are the winners of the photo competition? Click here to find out

The hot dry summer in 2022 impacts butterfly populations according to a study by the UKBMS. For details click here

Andrew Wood's talk on butterflies and moths in Herts and Middx in 2022 can be viewed here

Butterfly & moth records 2022 - Andrew Wood

Press Release of Butterfly Report in 2022

Butterfly Report in 2022

View Roger Gibbons' video of A Meander through the Alps
A Meander through the Alps - Roger Gibbons

Watch the video for the latest on the Big City Butterflies Project 2021-2025

Big City Butterflies Project 2021-2025

80% of butterflies have declined in the UK. Read the The State of the UK's Butterflies 2022 Report

Know your butterflies outside our area? Check out Roger Gibbons' informative video of UK's Butterflies you won't see in Herts & Middx
UK Butterflies not seen in Herts or Middx - Roger Gibbons

Read the latest update on Millhoppers Reserve

Well done to Lucy Claxton for reporting our first butterfly of the year (13 January) - Peacock in Ickleford

Watch Ian Small's excellent video of Ghana's Forest Butterflies
Ghana's Forest Butterflies - Ian Small

**** IMPORTANT **** If you have not done so already, please submit your 2022 butterfly records to Andrew Wood. For details how read the following instructions