Rare butterflies are doing well at our places, thanks to the work of our rangers and tenant farmers. Together, they've helped bring struggling species back from the brink.
The marsh fritillary, one of Europe’s most protected butterflies, is marching across one Lake District valley – after an innovative grazing scheme and warm weather.
The rare Adonis blue disappeared from Rodborough Common, near Stroud, for four decades. Rangers were caught by surprise when it reappeared - following years of conservation work.
Following a reintroduction project and decades of conservation work, rangers are seeing Britain's rarest butterfly bounce back in Buckinghamshire.
Britain’s rarest butterfly - the large blue - is thriving in Somerset thanks to an innovative grazing regime backed by farmers and conservationists.
A new study by Butterfly Conservation has found that rare butterflies like the Adonis Blue are booming at our places.
As the UK's biggest land owner, we look after a lot of nature and wildlife. We strive to maintain our land as an environment that supports a rich diversity of life.
Our nature expert has over 50 years experience of butterflying and enjoying the great outdoors. Learn more about Matthew Oates and his passion for nature, wildlife and working at the Trust.