Butterfly Conservation - saving butterflies, moths and our environment
Butterfly Conservation
Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch
Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Churchyard Butterfly Survey

In both counties churchyards can offer a green haven in both built up areas and areas of intensive agriculture.

St James, Enfield Wash, Middlesex

Holy Trinity, Weston, Hertfordshire

We would like to find out more about what lives there and run an ongoing survey that would be easy for volunteers to carry out.

We would like members to adopt a local churchyard and visit at least four times a year, at key flight times, to record butterflies that you see there.

We will share this information with each church in the hope that it might provide pointers for butterfly friendly maintenance and more information about local diversity.

Both the St Albans and London dioceses have been contacted and their environmental staff are supportive of this idea.

If you are interested in taking part please contact Andrew Wood (details on the committee page)

Please click below to see recording forms.

Click here to see the churches in our branch area that have volunteer recorders

All observations should be sent to Andrew Wood Email: zoothorn@ntlworld.com

Alternatively post details to Andrew Wood, 93 Bengeo Street, Hertford, Herts, SG14 3EZ (Tel: 0776 5098824)
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