Butterflies and moths are sensitive indicators of the health of our environment. Find out how you can help them. 

Marsh Fritillary - Gilles San Martin

Our 2021-2026 Strategy

Our new organisational strategy defines our priorities over the next year as we continue to drive progress towards a world where butterflies and moths can thrive.

Douglas Boyes

In Memory of Douglas Boyes

Butterfly Conservation is supporting Douglas’s family to inspire a new generation of Lepidopterists to share his passion and further the work of young researchers. If you wish, please make a donation to further Douglas’s legacy.

Climate Change Appeal

Donate to our Climate Change Appeal

Help us to identify and save the moths at risk of extinction by donating to our Climate Change Appeal today.

Learn more about butterflies and moths

Marsh Fritillary (Female/Upperwing) - Iain Leach

Identify

Spotted a butterfly but not sure what it is? Our handy identification section will help you find out.

The Last Generation

The Last Generation

76% of butterflies have declined in abundance or distribution since 1976. We may be the last generation to enjoy butterflies and moths in abundance.

Silver-studded Blue - Mark Searle

Reserves

Volunteers in our Branches manage over 30 Nature Reserves - all havens for butterflies, moths and other wildlife. Why not visit one near you? 

Garden Tiger - Iain Leach

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