We need to make next summer a Butterfly Summer – and we need to start work right now.
As a reaction to the grim picture painted by this year’s Big Butterfly Count of dramatically falling numbers, experts at the National Botanic Garden of Wales are urging everyone to play their part to protect these important pollinators.
Head of Science and Education, Dr Natasha de Vere said: “We
Across the UK seven out of ten British butterflies that are quickly declining with over half already faced by the threat of extinction according to Sir David Attenborough.
In an effort to save the beautiful garden insects, Attenborough stated that the loss of butterflies is changing the way that back gardens and the countryside look, given the fact that in the old days you could hardly