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Bracknell Forest Natural History Society


About Us

Monthly Meetings

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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 Recital Room at South Hill Park Arts Centre. Visitors are welcome and there is no need to book. Visitors £3, Members £1, under 16's free. The next Evening Event is:

Monday 20th June : Heathland Walk to see Nightjars at Caesar's Camp
Meet 8:30pm on the terrace at SHP. We shall walk to Caesar's Camp (approx 25 minutes) or car share to park nearer the site. Bring a torch and sturdy footwear.
Booking required: or tel: (01344) - 423 440.

Our next Outing:
Sunday 10th July : Visit to Kew Gardens
We shall meet at Bracknell Train Station at 9am and depart Kew Gardens at 4pm.
Cost including train and garden entry: £27.65, concession: £26.80
Booking required: or tel: (01344) - 423 440.

BFVTS - Bracknell Forest Veteran Tree Survey Demonstrations
Join us to find out why veteran trees are important and how we record them.
Sat 18th June 10:30am-12:30: Meet on the Terrace at South Hill Park, RG12 7PA
Sat 17th Sept 10:30am-12:30: Meet at Popes Meadow, RG42 4AY

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 newsletters and current reports on local orchids, dragonflies and other nature publications.

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