Local Conservation Groups in Berkshire 

here is a list of conservation groups that can enable you to get out and give something back to our fine land

the nature of different conservation tasks mean that it could either be in the town or countryside.

day tasks are free to join, please call the contact number for each group to get further details

Bracknell
Reading
Slough
West Berkshire
Wokingham
Windsor & Maidenhead


Bracknell

Binfield Badger Group (BBG) 0709 223 4377
Bracknell Conservation Volunteers Don Petford 01344 429952
Blackwater Valley Volunteers Amanda Simpson 01252 331353
Bracknell District Urban Wildlife Group Peter Knipe 01344 485232
Quelm Park Conservation Group (QPCG) Mrs Y Pearcey 01344 409316
Ramblers Association Berkshire (RAB) Mr J Moules 01344 421002
South Hill Park Natural History Society Mike Atkinson 01344 484858
Hedgerow & Woodland Conservationists Val Batt-Rawden 01344 455909
Bracknell Forest Borough Council Voluntary Rangers Parks and Countryside Helpline 01344 354441

West Berkshire

Bucklebury Heathlands Conservation Group (BHCG) Ms S Cornell 01635 863789
East Ilsley Conservation Group (EICG) Mr R Bellamy 01635 281207
Elm Farm Group (EFG) Mr R Jacobs 01488 658298
Friends of Curtis Wood (FCW) Mr C Johnson 01189 424048
Greenham & Crookham Cons. Volunteers (GCCV) Simon Barnett 01635 867404
Thrive - Trunkwell Project (HT) Ms S Corps 01189 884844
Kennet Valley Countryside Project (KVCP) Ms S Wallington 01189 305336
Pang Valley Conservation Volunteers (PVCV) Mr D Gower 01635 863809
Speen Conservation Group (SCG) Mrs M Taylor 01635 44952
Theale Area Bird Conservation Group (TABCV) Mr B Uttley 01189 832894
Wildlife Allotment Garden Society (WAGS) Mrs L Shatford 01635 862395 

Reading

Reading RSPB - Carl Feltham 0118 941 1713
Berkshire Conservation Volunteers. (BCV) Mr R Tredgett 01189 312769
Caversham Park Village Globe Group (CPVGG) Mr P Scudamore 01189 470449
Conserve Reading on Wednesdays (CROW) Mr A Noyes 0378 743210 (mobile)
Friends of Blundells Copse (FOBC) Mr G Spires 01189 463432
Friends of Clayfield Copse (FOCC) Mr D Bartlett 01189 479406
Friends of Mcllroy Park (FOMP) Mrs M Barnaville 01189 433021
Friends of Prospect Park (FOPP) Mr P Heaton 01189 612279
Friends of Waterloo Meadows (FOWM) Mr M Cox 01189 861544
The Green Gym Sarah Patrick 0118 9721014
Katesgrove Globe Group (KGG) Ms E Rankin 01189 869526
Maiden Erleigh School (MES) Mrs L Hibbs 01189 781827
New Malvern Residents Association (NMRA) Mr D Brown 01189 345788
Reading Borough Council (RBC) Ms T Gower 01189 461638
Butterfly Conservation Upper Thames Branch
Contact: Grahame Hawker 0118 970 0144
Reading University Conservation Volunteers Judith Fry 0118 987 5123 ext: 7887
Reading Urban Wildlife Group (RUWG) Ms K Brownlee 01189 623355
Woodcote Primary School (WPS) Mrs L Knapp 01491 680454
Reading National Trust Volunteers  Matthew Greatrex 0118 933 2055

Slough

Datchet Village Society (DVS) Mrs J Bryant 01753 580947
Friends of Cookham Nature Group (FCNG) Ms T Parkes 01628 482196
Friends of Trinity Wildlife Area (FTWA) Mrs M Lewis 01753 865101
Swan Lifeline (SL) Mrs J Shearer 01753 859397
Windsor & Maidenhead Conservation Volunteers Simon Allison 01628 789612

Wokingham

Friends of Lavell's Lake (FLL) Mr B Uttley 01189 832894
Friends of Ruscombe Wood (FORWOOD) Mr T Ward 01189 320718
Hedge and Woodland Conservationists (HAWC) Mr I Hounsell 01189 619735
Wokingham Without Environment Group (WWEG) Mr J Beaugie 01344 775252


Windsor & Maidenhead

Windsor & Maidenhead Conservation Volunteers (WMCV) Gill Evans 01628 781685
Windsor &Maidenhead Urban Wildlife Group (WMUWG) Mr C Sayers 01628 620647
Windsor Heritage (WH) Mr C Chamberlain 01753 855456