Butterfly Conservation: Company limited by guarantee, registered in England (2206468)

Registered Office: Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP

Charity registered in England & Wales (254937) and in Scotland (SCO39268)

VAT No. 565 9070 16

Butterfly Conservation

Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Cornwall Branch

Membership details and how to join Butterfly Conservation here!


Join us on our Facebook page and join in the fun and conversation.


Twitter along with us..

We now have a twitter account along with our Facebook page.

Welcome to the Cornwall branch of Butterfly Conservation, dedicated to saving butterflies, moths and our environment.

Collecting, breeding and releasing butterflies: the view of Butterfly Conservation

Please read the Joint Statement issued by Butterfly Conservation and Cornwall Branch.

Welcome to Cornwall Butterfly Conservation

Download our latest Newsletter

Latest News (older news here)

We offer talks, to interested groups and organisations, about various aspects of Butterflies, Managing for Butterflies, Gardening for Butterflies. Please contact our Press Officer, Roger Hooper, to book. press@cornwall-butterfly-conservation.org.uk

Cornwall Branch Talks

Please report all your butterfly sightings to our county recorder Dick Goodere email link

Also your moth sightings can be sent to our county recorder Leon Truscott email link


i Record Butterflies:

Download Butterfly Conservation's FREE smartphone app for an easy way to record and submit data to the BNM scheme.

Get the app for your iPhone from iTunes

Get the app for your Android device from the Google Store

Smartphone App

Volunteers needed

Would you like to get more involved with Butterfly Conservation?

Cornwall Butterfly Conservation relies on the support of our volunteers: without them, nothing would happen! Whatever your age or experience, we have a large range of opportunities. There will be something to suit your skills and interests. We will give you full training and support you if you decide to join us and we guarantee that you will have fun! Click here for opportunities.

Autumn Volunteering Opportunities

Keep active this autumn with exercise and fresh air by joining our volunteer opportunities. Help endangered butterflies by visiting our Volunteers page and joining in our valuable work.

Four recent field trip reports

Some updates on our successful field trips for those who were unable to attend but are interested in knowing how we got along in each event. Click here

Cornwall Butterfly Conservation Needs You!

Hooray! Membership of CBC is well over 540. This represents a new high, far exceeding any previous figures. Now we are hoping to reach 600 by the end of 2016. More information here


Species decline, farming and conservation

More than 50 conservation groups assess the impact of modern farming on the State of Nature in the UK and look at the post EU possibilities. For a precis click here. For more in depth info click here.

Good news for the Large Blue

After its reintroduction to the UK in 1984 the Large Blue is now achieving its highest population levels. To read some more on this click here.

Butterfly Monitoring Scheme Report 2015

The full lowdown from the UKBMS with graphs, maps, stats, photos and stacks of information - why would you not want to read it? Take a look here!

Are moths on your radar?

A seminar at Exeter University by Jason Chapman on the use of Radar to monitor moths. More here.