What we do - Our activities include:
Carry out practical conservation work
Gather information about wildlife habitats in the area
Listen to concerns of local people and help or give advice
Organise field trips
Lead activities for children and their families
Work with local and regional authorities
Publicise environmental issues.
Butterfly Transect 2014
Results to mid August
Results are now available for 20 of the 26 weeks the butterfly transect is walked.
The total number of butterflies counted has reached 2594 which is already higher
than the totals for every year since 2006.
The Meadow Brown is still the most common species. The Ringlet,Hedge Brown (Gatekeeper)
and Common Blue are now featuring more strongly and their pictures can be found on
the Butterfly Transect page. The Brimstone, Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell and
Marbled White are still well represented and, since week 16, large numbers of Small
Skippers have been reported.
Join Prestwood Nature now
Membership of Prestwood Nature is only £8 per year for the whole family.
Join us now to get our regular newsletter, to learn more about the wildlife in our
area and to keep up with the issues that affect our environment.
Click here to find out more and to download a membership form.
A comprehensive study of the flora of the central area of the Chilterns in Buckinghamshire
has been undertaken by Tony Marshall and is being made available for downloading
free of charge from this web site.
The first 12 well-illustrated sections covering trees, spore-bearing plants and some
monocotyledons are currently available.