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Bracknell Forest Natural History Society


Monthly Meetings

Events/ Outings

Outdoor Activities


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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 20th May, 7:30pm : 'The Return of Large Carnivores'
a discussion on public opinion, lessons learned, opportunities and concerns for the carnivore comeback, by Dr Adriana Consorte-McCrea, conservation biologist at Canterbury Christ Church University. Click here for Event Poster.

Our next Outing:

Saturday 22nd June: Evening Glow-worm Walk at Brush Hill, Princes Risborough


Bat Walk Outing:
Sandra Ingham, Bracknell Town Mayor, joined John Wenman from the Ecological Society and a group of Members - for a memorable and educational evening hearing and spotting bats in South Hill Park. Click for Bat Walk Outing Photo.

Hawk Conservancy Visit:
Enjoy these photos from our 2018 Outing - and more fabulous photos.

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.

For more information please email:

Bat Walk at South Hill Park
Bat Walk at South Hill Park
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