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Welcome to the West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation

Covering Birmingham, the Black Country and the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire.

Butterfly Conservation is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of butterflies and moths.

Branch Calendar 2015

Copies cost £8.50 (£16 for two)

and are available from:-

55 The Hobbins, Bridgnorth,
Salop, WV15 5HJ

Latest News.....(27mar15)
April events updated.
Dave Grundy Moth Training Events programme released. Click to view (Word doc)
New book "Butterflies of the West Midlands" in preparation. Click title to view flyer (PDF). See Page 2 for details.
Brown Hairstreak Bulletin 116 added. Click Here to view 
'The Comma' 90 added. Click Here to view (4.2MB PDF) 
GMS News (Q4) added. Click Here to view (2.7MB PDF) 
Branch Calendar for 2015 now available. See above for details.
West Midlands Branch now on Facebook. See above or click on logo.

Walks cover The Heritage Lottery Fund and the BC West Midlands Branch have funded a free identification leaflet detailing Butterflies & Day-flying Moths of the Meres & Mosses, an area which covers North-east Shropshire and parts of Staffordshire and Cheshire. Copies are available at various outlets in the Meres & Mosses area, or please contact Stephen Lewis, Butterfly Conservation's Prees Heath Warden, by

Wyre ID chart New South Shropshire guide available, with an identification chart and data on butterflies which may be found in South Shropshire.

Available for £1.00 (including postage) from: Mike Williams,
2 Dewberry Close,
Worcs. DY13 8TB.


Wyre ID chart New Wyre Forest guide available, with an identification chart and data on butterflies which may be found in the Wyre Forest.

For full details of the guide Click Here.


Wyre ID data

Appeal - NFU Mutual have generously agreed to match, pound for pound, any further donations (up to a limit of £5000) to Butterfly Conservationís 40th Anniversary STOP EXTINCTION Appeal.
Full details from the Butterfly Conservation website. DONATE today so NFU Mutual can double your gift.
Thank you.
NFU Mutual have sponsored Butterfly Conservation for many years and also donate £10 to the Society for every new insurance policy taken out by BC members.


The contents of this site are based on the work done by Steve Harper on the original West Midlands branch website.  Subsequently updated by Nigel Stone on the second generation website. 

Web site coordinator - David Green  

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