Munching Caterpillar News

Wild in Winchester

January 8th, 2018 by

Schools across Hampshire are being invited to sign up for our new Munching Caterpillars project. Thanks to a £10,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), made possible with money raised by National Lottery players, wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC) is taking its ‘Munching Caterpillars: Wild in Winchester’ project to schoolchildren across the county to teach them […]


Munching Caterpillars is Back!

April 11th, 2017 by

At the end of 2015, our flagship education project, ‘Munching caterpillars’ came to an end. This exciting and successful project resulted in over 14,000 children across Dorset and Somerset learning all about butterflies, moths and their caterpillars through our unique, hands-on workshops and events. They came face to face with live specimens and got their […]


Moth Night 2015

September 9th, 2015 by

Every year Butterfly Conservation and Atropos run an event called Moth Night. Moth Night was set up as an annual celebration of moths and moth recording throughout Britain and Ireland. This year Moth Night takes place over three nights, from Thursday 10th September to Saturday 12th September. You don’t have to have any fancy equipment or be […]


The Story of the Confused Caterpillar

February 16th, 2015 by

Back in December a member of the Publicity team here at Butterfly Conservation found a confused caterpillar on a dogs bed! Wanting to give him a better chance in life they picked him up and popped him in to a cosy tank with a selection of leaves for him to munch on. They named him […]


Volunteering 2015

January 30th, 2015 by

Do you have a passion for moths and butterflies? Do you enjoy working with children and young people? Are you looking for a new volunteering experience or maybe you just want to enhance your CV? We are looking for volunteers to work with us here at Munching Caterpillars. With a full programme of school workshops, […]