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, covering various aspects of Cornwall’s butterflies and moths, including “Garden Butterflies” & “The Magic of Moths”. To book please contact our Press Officer, Roger Hooper.

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.

What we do!

Watch our eye-catching video by Cornwall-based documentary-maker Nina Constable. 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 would like to help, please contact Jo Poland, Volunteer Coordinator, Cornwall Butterfly Conservation jogreenp@gmail.com or call her on: 07800 548 832.

Annual Report 2018

Read all about the work of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation in the Chairman’s annual report for 2018.

Wider Countryside Butterfly Survey results 2018

Read the newsletter with the roundup of the WCBS and what we need to take away from those results.

Field Trips for 2019

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 field trips have been finalised and are now on our Events page. You are welcome to attend any of them. Here’s looking forward to a year of lepidoptera delights!

Spring Newsletter is here!

Check out our Butterfly Observer newsletter and find out the latest news, reports and articles. Read about our conservation successes, some unusual migrant moths and what’s on at the AGM. You can download the spring edition of our newsletter here.

CBC Newsletter 65 Spring 2019.pdf

Branch Secretary needed

We are looking for a Branch Secretary. To volunteer you will need a laptop, internet and be organised. You don't need to know about butterflies to perform this charity role as part of our enthusiastic team. More information here.