Our Aims

  1. To foster the study and appreciation of natural history.
  2. To arrange illustrated talks.
  3. To organise excursions and field studies.
  4. To encourage and undertake local wildlife and habitat conservation.
  5. To identify and utilise the expertise and interests of members as appropriate.
  6. To co-operate and liaise with neighbouring like-minded organisations.
  7. To take part in other activities which are relevant to the above.

Where is Abingdon?

Abingdon-on-Thames, as it is now officially known,  is the first town downstream from Oxford on the River Thames.


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We welcome new members, and non-members are welcome at our events. There is a £3.00 admission charge for visitors at indoor meetings, and non-members are asked to contact the Field Events Secretary in advance if they wish to join a field trip.

The membership year will now run from 1  January. Annual subscription rates are:-

Single: £10-

Family: £17-

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The Journal

The Society's Journal is edited by Mike Wilkins who will gratefully receive, letters, articles, natural history notes or records from members for inclusion in the Journal. Most events from the Programme are covered in short reports, written up by Society members.

If you wish to contribute to the Journal please contact a Committee member in the first instance.

The Journal is issued once or twice per year.