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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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.

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

Cornwall Branch is still increasing!

We are delighted to announce further successes in our campaign to increase our membership, and so increase the work we can do for butterflies and moths in Cornwall. We now have over 714 individual members from 517 households! Thank you very much for your support.

Love is in the air!

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.

CBC Newsletter Spring 2018.pdf

Spring 2018 Newsletter available for download!

The latest and eagerly awaited 63rd issue of our newsletter is now online. Download by clicking the image right or on the Resources page where there are also back issues available.

Field Trips 2018

We now have the finalised field trips for 2018 on the Events page. All welcome and don’t forget to save those dates! AND…..

Butterfly Fair and Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation will be held on Saturday 28 April from 10am to 4.30pm at St Erme Community Centre, Castle Field, Trispen, TR4 9BD. We have renamed the event The Butterfly Fair because, over the years, this brilliant day has turned into so much more than just an AGM! Full details here.