The warmth and sunshine on Saturday 18th February brought in reports of 13 butterflies. Continue reading
There are a lot of wonderful butterfly and moth pictures on this website. But what about the shots that failed? Go to our Gallery page to see some, and see whether you have something even better – or should that be worse?
Consider yourself invited to our regional meetings, at which Bill Shreeves will give us his analysis of the 2016 butterfly year. Continue reading
The Brimstone moth is not supposed to be on the wing until April. Continue reading
Our Dorset Branch AGM is coming up on Saturday 4 February and we are appealing for cakes and raffle prizes as well as help on the day. Continue reading
Most members of Dorset Branch will know the name of Bill Shreeves, even if they have not met him. Bill is our Records Officer, and as such has the daunting task Continue reading
With the old year over, the butterfly year starts again, so who is going to be the first to report a sighting to this website? Continue reading
The Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation are delighted to see that Martin Warren, recently retired Chief Executive of Butterfly Conservation, has been awarded an OBE. Some people think this stands for ‘Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire‘; we think it’s for ‘Outstanding Butterfly Expert’! Continue reading