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!


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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.

Cornwall's Butterflies back from the brink from NINA CONSTABLE MEDIA.

Transect News - End of July

Want to know what’s been counted by our transect walkers in Cornwall? We have created a newsletter just for you! It contains species totals for the first seven months of 2017 - can you guess which one takes the top count spot? Read here.

How does artificial light affect pollinators?

Our lighting enables us to carry on with our lives after dark but it has an impact on other creatures around us which are active during those times. Read the Nature article here.

President of Butterfly Conservation speaks out

Sir David Attenborough discusses implications of the worrying decline in butterfly numbers. Read more.

Want your garden full of butterflies and bees?

Download the free plant pots for pollinators guide. Discover which plants are perfect for pollinators and will grow well in pots from May onwards. Follow the step-by-step planting instructions to enjoy your blooms and butterflies by summer here.

Love is in the air!

Saving butterflies in Cornwall has just been given a big boost. Watch our eye-catching video by Cornwall-based documentary-maker Nina Constable. Click on play - don’t forget to go full screen, just press f on your keyboard!

If you love being in wonderful countryside with kindred spirits or are concerned about Cornwall’s wildlife, our video shows how you can make a difference.

If you like what you see and would like to help, please contact Jo Poland, Volunteer Coordinator, Cornwall Butterfly Conservation jogreenp@gmail.com or call her on: 07800 548 832.

We’d love to hear from you.

Annual Report 2017

Read all about the work of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation in the Chairman’s annual report for 2017.