Working to save Dorset's butterflies and moths
75% of British butterflies and 66% of common moths have declined in living memory. Our efforts include conservation work, monitoring butterflies and moths, and raising awareness of the problems they face. There are lots of ways you can help. Find out more
Seven species now out
Don't forget we've got a First Sightings page to help to keep you up to date with what's on the wing.
A lucky Peacock was saved from a fiery death by Brian Arnold.
See our Photo Gallery for a bigger version of this Peacock and a lovely photo of one on the wing from Paul Cobb.
The Dorset for Badger and Bovine Welfare group are organising a hustings for local parliamentry candidates. Full details on our News page.
Not a moth we'd expect to see in March. See our photo gallery for proof.
We're into the first sightings part of the season - see the News page for details of this one.
Silver-washed Fritillary. Photo: Geoff Budden
We've just added another place to see butterflies to our Places pages - and this one is in the heart of Bournemouth.
If you have any butterfly or moth related news or photos, email: email@example.com
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(Donations received via this national Butterfly Conservation site link will come to Dorset Branch)