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Bracknell Forest Natural History Society


About Us

Monthly Meetings

Events/ Outings

Outdoor Activities


Contact Us/ Membership

2016 Year of the Tree



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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 Garden Room or 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 21st November, 7:30pm : "Wildlife in the Tropics"
A speaker from The Living Rainforest will update how things have changed in the tropics over the last forty years. Talk to be held in the Garden Room.

Our next Outing:
Thursday 27th October : Fungal Foray 10-11:30am at South Hill Park.
Further Info:

Bracknell Forest Year of the Tree Activity:
Saturday 22nd October. 'Carry on Coppicing' at Piggy Wood
1pm - 3pm. Help manage the woodland, with an opportunity to take wood home.
Meet: Newport Drive, RG42 2QA (park at Larks Hill car park, off Harvest Ride).

2016: Bracknell Forest Year of the Tree The Bracknell Forest Nature Partnership has designated 2016 the 'Bracknell Forest Year of the Tree'. Click here for further information on a series of local tree-themed events throughout the year.

Bracknell District Urban Wildlife Group have now become integrated with 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.

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.

For more information please email:

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