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Bracknell Forest Natural History Society


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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 5th December, 7:30pm : "Roadside Verges" and Xmas fun
Dr Daniel Carpenter of T.V.E.R.C. will give an illustrated talk on how important for wildlife our roadside verges are and how they should be managed. Feel free to bring a plate of nibbles to share. Talk to be held in the Recital Room.

BBOWT Christmas Trees for sale: from Wildmoor Heath local nature reserve
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December, 11am - 3pm
Click here for information poster.

Our next outing:
Sunday 12th February, 2017 : Visit to London Wetland Centre, Barnes

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. Click here to download the 2017 TVERC training programme.

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