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State of Nature - 2016

Read the latest report on how nature is faring...

Naturalists' News

Wasp Spiders are quite distinctive

Wasp Spider at Marcham; Black and Yellow Longhorn; Small Emerald Moth; Robin Murder; Swifts; Redstart; Early Bluebells; Frogspawn; Reed Buntings and Linnets;Polecats; Cinnamon Bug; and more...

Nature Needs


YOU can help wildflowers, bees, hedgehogs, swifts.... here are some ways YOU could help

Naturalist's images around Abingdon

Wednesday 28 September

Plant Characters at Kew

The giant waterlilies are spectacular

an illustrated talk by
Steve Stevens
former guide at Kew

The AGM of the Society will be held before the talk

Friday 30 September

Friends of Radley Lakes
are proud to screen

Return to the River


a wildlife film by
Stephen Devere

download  full details...

Pond Dipping: August 2016

Children love pond dipping

Citizen Science works for Wildlife Protection!

Birdtrack records of Buzzard sightings over 5 decades provided crucial evidence leading to the successful prosecution of a Norfolk gamekeeper for mass poisoning of raptors.

Sunday 23 October

Fungus Foray

at Foxcombe Wood

We hold a fungus foray every autumn

Leader: John Killick

Wytham Wood, Badgers: May 2016

We saw badgers around the bluebell woods

Members' Summer Social: July 2016

members enjoyed a guided walk before  settling down to refreshments and chat

Get Involved!

We encourage involvement with other naturalist groups in our area. You don't need to be an expert to start contributing to major wildlife and environmental data collection. read more...