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Bracknell Forest Natural History Society


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The Society is for everyone interested in nature and its conservation. Our aims are to present and share information about the Natural World, to increase awareness about its importance and to work to increase the biodiversity of local wildlife habitats.

Our Monthly Evening Meetings are held in the Recital Room at South Hill Park Arts Centre, RG12 7PA. Visitors are welcome and there is no need to book. Visitors £3, Members £1, under 16's free. The next Evening Speaker Event is:

Monday 19th March, 7:30pm : 'Conservation in Conversation'
Learn about the conservation projects the Hawk Conservancy run in the UK and abroad and see up close one of their birds of prey that they will bring to the talk.

Our next Outing:
Saturday 24th March: a day out at the Hawk Conservancy, Andover

Volunteers Required: Sat 17th March, 10am-3pm
to help with our Woodland Restoration Project at Nightingale Triangle - on the corner of Nightingale Crescent and Firlands. Click here for further information.

BBOWT Event: Thurs 22nd Feb, 7:30pm - 10pm, Maidenhead
'Mammal Recording' : Dave Wembridge from PTES will talk about two Citizen Science projects and how the survey results over the years are informing conservation.
Click here for further information.

2016 and 2017 Dragonfly Reports: The latest Bracknell Forest dragonfly reports are now available: BDUWG - Dragonfly and Orchid Reports.

Bracknell Forest Veteran Tree Survey. BFNHS, together with Bracknell Conservation Volunteers, Warfield Environment Group and other interested individuals, have helped to form and continue to support BFVTS.

Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre
TVERC collect, analyse and share biodiversity and geodiversity information in Berkshire and Oxfordshire. You can submit your wildlife sightings and share your wildlife records at their website.

Bracknell District Urban Wildlife Group have now become incorporated into Bracknell Forest Natural History Society. Please click here for further information on the wonderful work of BDUWG since 1989, and to download Orchid & Dragonfly Reports and BDUWG newsletters.

Odonata Habitat Management Service We are pleased to support OHMS, a volunteer work party that specialises in conservation work on bogs, wet heath and valley mires in Bracknell Forest.

For more information please email:

London Wetlands Centre
Visit to London Wetland Centre
Evening Meeting in the Recital Room
Evening Meeting in the Recital Room at South Hill Park
Birdwatching at Pagham Harbour
Birdwatching at Pagham Harbour
Information Board
BFNHS information board
Outing to Homefield Wood
Outing to Homefield Wood