Share your Isle of Wight butterfly sightings with Butterfly Conservation

Climate change is making butterflies emerge earlier and some are spreading to new parts of the UK. Help Butterfly Conservation by sharing your sightings

butterfly on cat

Take action for science and climate change in your own back garden.

This spring Butterfly Conservation need the help of everyone who is at home, with a garden or outdoor space, during the lockdown period. Each recording is important for their work to conserve UK butterflies.

Butterfly Conservation know that climate change is making butterflies emerge earlier in spring and some are spreading to new parts of the UK. They need you to tell them where and when you saw them.

Take part today
How to take part in three easy steps:

  1. Sign up below to become a Butterfly Conservation citizen scientist
  2. Download the iRecord App to your phone
  3. Spot butterflies in your garden and record them on the App

Head over to the Butterfly Conservation Website to find out more.

Image: Karina Vorozheeva under CC BY 2.0

Monday, 8th June, 2020 9:48am

By

ShortURL: http://wig.ht/2nIo

Filed under: Island-wide, Isle of Wight News, Top story

Any views or opinions presented in the comments below must comply with the Commenting 'House Rules' and are solely those of the author and do not represent those of OnTheWight.

Leave your Reply

1 Comment on "Share your Isle of Wight butterfly sightings with Butterfly Conservation"

newest oldest most voted
nyeve