Lewis at woodlands.co.uk announced the results of the Big Butterfly Count for summer 2013. Here’s his blog post about it. It’s good news on the whole. This confirms a report of conservation successes for some kinds of insect and some kinds of plant, in some parts of Europe.
That’s why I promoted the Big Butterfly Count. And why I did the Count while Lewis gave us a preview of the findings. Did you do the Count? If you’ll be in Britain next summer, you’ll have another chance.