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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 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 20th February, 7:30pm : "Adventures in Wildlife Film Making"
A special visit from Dr George McGavin to tell us about what it's really like
to make a wildlife film for the BBC. Click here for further information.
Talk to be held in the Garden Room: members £3, visitors £5.

The British Dragonfly Society are organising a national survey to determine the current status of the Common Clubtail Dragonfly, a near-threatened species which appears to be in sharp decline nationally. Click here for further information on how to assist with the Common Clubtail Survey 2017.

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. Click here to download the 2017 TVERC training programme and for information on the TVERC Spring Recorders Conference on Saturday 4th March, venue: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology at Wallingford.

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:

Cedar of Lebanon at South Hill Park
Cedar of Lebanon at South Hill Park
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