Places we look after

These are the places that Prestwood Nature volunteers have established or restored and are now looking after.

Boug's Meadow

The field alongside the Link Road car park in Great Missenden was once an area of unsightly scrub and has been changed by Prestwood Nature volunteers over a period of many years into a wildflower meadow.

Kiln Common Orchard

A Community Orchard started by Prestwood Nature in 2008 with the aim of preserving some of the fruit varieties once grown in Prestwood.

Pollinator-friendly Garden

A small garden at the allotment site on Greenlands Lane which has now become a haven for many types of wildlife.

Sheepwash Pond

An ancient pond in Prestwood which was once a watering place for sheep going to market has been restored by Prestwood Nature.

Places we help out at

These places are managed by other people but Prestwood Nature volunteers help out.

Angling Spring Wood

An ancient woodland a short distance from the centre of Great Missenden.

Nature Reserve

Situated on the Hampden Road, the Prestwood Local Nature Reserve has been designated as a Local Wildlife Site in recognition of "diverse chalk grassland with some rare species and an excellent site for public enjoyment and education".

Nature Records

Butterfly Transect

Butterflies are identified and counted each week during the summer along a fixed route. The results are included in the nationwide butterfly monitoring scheme.

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