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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.

Special Membership Offer

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For a limited period

Order a copy of the book at


and quote the code BCXMAS (case sensitive) and the recipient will receive one yearís free membership of Butterfly Conservation provided they join via Direct Debit.

Branch calendar 2017

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Price is £8.50 for one,
£15 for two including postage

Order from:

54 Larkhill Road,
W. Midlands DY8 3LN

Latest News.....(19jan17)
GMS 2017 Annual Conference. Click for Info and Programme
February events added.
GMS Newsletter Autumn 2016 added. Click Here to view (2.6MB DOC) 
Factsheet for Managing Rush Pastures. Click Here to view (1.5MB PDF) 
West Midlands Branch calendar 2017 available. See above for details.
'The Comma' 95 added. Click Here to view (2.5MB PDF) 
Wood White Project Winter Events added (PDF)
Brown Hairstreak Bulletin 120 added. Click Here to view 
New book "Butterflies of the West Midlands" available. See page 6 of 'the Comma' 95 for details.
Worcestershire Moths (VC37) information added.
New guide to Mortimer Forest is now available. See below. Click Here for Press Release.
Updated Wyre Forest Guide now available. See below, or click Here for details and how to obtain a copy.

Wyre ID chart

New guide to the wildlife and history of Mortimer Forest is now available to order price £3 plus £1.50 postage.

Cheques to Butterfly Conservation West Midlands branch sent to:-

2 Dewberry Close,
Worcs DY13 8TB


Publication of this guide was supported by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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

For details of the guide and how to obtain a copy 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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