Walks and Visits

We are the Local Environment Group for the area around Prestwood in Buckinghamshire, including Great Missenden,
The Hampdens, The Kingshills, North Dean and Speen

Our Aims

We aim to protect and enhance the quality of the natural environment through the involvement of local people.

Coming Events

Protecting Our Environment Registered charity No. 1114685

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Prestwood Nature The Local Environment Group for the Prestwood Area

Walks and Visits

Each year a variety of field trips are arranged, such as fungus forays, bird walks, species identification (e.g. flowers, bumble-bees, butterflies), different habitats, etc.

These are open to the public and therefore serve to introduce non-members to the variety and importance of local species.

More information:

See: Coming Events

See also:  Standard risk assessment for field trips


Walks Arranged for 2018

Sunday 25th March

Bird Walk Around Shardeloes Lake

Led by John Obee

Saturday 21st April

Spring Flowers in the Hedgerows

Led by Karen van Oostrum

Sunday 6th May

In Search of the Gowk

Led by Tony Marshall

Saturday 7th July

Hedgerows in the Summer

Led by Karen van Oostrum

Saturday 29th September

Harvest of the Hedgerows

Led by Karen van Oostrum

Sunday 14th October

Fungus Foray

Led by Tony Marshall

Details can be found on the Events Page

Harvest of the Hedgerows 2017 led by Karen van Oostrum.

In 2018 Karen will lead a series of 3 walks aimed particularly at families showing how the hedgerows change with the seasons.