Prestwood Nature

Aims of Prestwood Nature

The primary aim of Prestwood Nature is to: Enhance the quality of the natural environment through the involvement of local people.

We do this by:

  1. Restoring and maintaining sites to preserve natural resources
  2. Guided walks led by knowledgeable members to increase awareness of the natural environment
  3. Arrange talks on subjects of interest to our members
  4. Produce a regular newsletter for members
  5. Maintain records of plant and animal life in order to see how the environment is changing in response to climate change and other pressures

See our Activities page for what’s coming up.

Prestwood Nature Newsletters

The current version of the newsletter is reserved for members only but we are building up an archive of past issues that are available for anyone to download.   Find it on our Membership Page.

Join Prestwood Nature now

Membership costs just £8 per year for all family members.

The membership year starts on
1st. January.

Click on the button below to download a membership form. 

Creatures of the Night

Saturday 3rd. September  7:00pm at Boug’s Meadow in Great Missenden

Come along for an evening of fun, looking and listening for some of the beautiful night-flyers and creatures that visit Boug’s Meadow in the heart of Great Missenden.

  • Hunt for bugs before the sun goes down.
  • Listen out for passing bats on the detectors and other sounds of the night.
  • Help put out some ‘wine ropes’ to entice night flying moths.
  • Make a mask.

This is a FREE family event. 

Click here to find out how to register

Plants to look for in August

This month Karen describes Wood Avens and Agrimony which are both common in our area.  She also gives a close-up view of Wild Carrot and Yarrow flowers.

Download it to your phone and take it with you on your country walks.

These are the places we work at

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