Butterfly Conservation

Red Admiral butterfly and ivy Planting ivy (Hedera helix) against a fence, shed or outbuilding and allowed to flower, can be useful not only for Red Admirals topping up before winter but also a host of other wildlife that uses it for food, shelter and nesting.  Many people are afraid of ivy believing it to be […]

Help solve the mystery of the UK’s back garden butterflies Butterfly Conservation’s newly launched Garden Butterfly Survey will attempt to lift the lid on how garden butterflies are faring. The survey will reveal garden butterfly declines and increases, how they are affected by climate change, what plants they really prefer and the best size and location […]