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Bracknell Forest Natural History Society

A society for everyone interested in nature and its conservation


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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. Talks start at 7:30pm.

The next Evening Speaker Event is:

Monday 16th September: "Swan Lifeline"
by Cindy Smulders from Eton's Swan Lifeline.

Our previous Outings:

Saturday 22nd June: A Guided Orchid Walk around Bracknell

Saturday 29th June: 50th Anniversary Thames River Cruise
Click here for Outing Information

Click here to download the Programme January - June 2024


Please click here to view our latest BFNHS Newsletters

Woodland Restoration Project at Nightingale Triangle:
Click here for more information on the work we have been doing in the woodland.
And click here for a unique 'journey' through the Seasons which illustrates just how interesting and appealing Nightingale Triangle is.

The British Wildlife Centre:
Our Members' Trip to the Centre was fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable.
Click here to see a montage of photos taken by one of our Members.

Hawk Conservancy Visit:
Enjoy these fabulous photos from our outing - and more brilliant photos, all taken by our Members.

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:

Evening Meeting in the Recital Room
Evening Meeting in the Recital Room at South Hill Park
Waltham Place Bluebells
Socially distanced on a tour of Waltham Place
Volunteers hard at work, Nightingale Triangle
Volunteers hard at work, Nightingale Triangle
Bat Walk at South Hill Park
Preparing for our Bat Walk at South Hill Park
Nightingale Triangle
Large-scale tidying up at Nightingale Triangle after the 2022 storms
Friendly Otter
A friendly otter says ‘Hello’ at the British Wildlife Centre