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Butterfly Conservation

Butterfly Conservation’s mission is to conserve Britain’s butterflies and moths. This includes acquiring sites to conserve nationally threatened species, such as the Silver-studded Blue butterfly at our Prees Heath Common Reserve.

Our involvement with the Meres & Mosses is centred around improving the experience for visitors to the reserve. As well as re-routing the Shropshire Way footpath through the reserve, including those areas where the Silver-studded Blue can best be seen when it flies in June and July, the project will also see restoration work on the old World War Two airfield control tower.

The control tower will become a pivotal point for visitor information concerning the geological, military, social and natural history of Prees Heath Common, as well as a preserved important historic structure in its own right.

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Farm grant applications now closed

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Queensway Fields benefit from MMBEN funding

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Merefest 2017!

Merefest Festival is returning to Ellesmere, Shropshire on Saturday 16th, 2017! This fun-filled festival celebrates the unique landscape of the Meres and Mosses...

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