Partners

The following organisations are partners of Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Group.

Click on the link below for more details of the organisation:

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Ashfield District Council

Ashfield District Council is a key partner of the Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Group and works towards protecting and enhancing the wildlife in the District through managing habitats.  Ashfield is conveniently located between Sherwood Forest, the Peak District and the City of Nottingham.  The District's three towns and rural villages each offer unique and diverse characteristics; rich in cultural, natural and industrial heritage.  Ashfield District Council is responsible for managing four Local Nature Reserves, nine Sites of Special Scientific Interest and six Green Flag award winning parks.  There are 221 Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation within the District and many other areas of open space important for biodiversity.

http://www.ashfield-dc.gov.uk/residents/planning,-property-and-housing/forward-planning/environment-and-conservation.aspx

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Bassetlaw District Council

Bassetlaw has a wide and varied geology that gives rise to a variety of habitats and as a result of this the district supports 19 Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and in excess of 290 Local Wildlife Sites

http://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/everything-else/environment-services/biodiversity-nature-conservation.aspx

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Bestwood Country Park

Bestwood Country Park, managed by Nottinghamshire County Council is located on the northern fringe of Nottingham and the site includes an incredible variety of different wildlife habitats.  From Mill Lakes, teeming with water birds, to meadows full of wildflowers, from ancient oak woodland to a reclaimed pit tip, the 700 acres covered by the park has a landscape which reflects the varied history of Nottinghamshire itself.  The park has many miles of footpaths to enjoy, some of the best bird watching in the county and the Rangers lead a programme of fun and educational events throughout the year.

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/enjoying/countryside/countryparks/bestwood

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Birklands Ringing Group

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Broxtowe Borough Council

The Borough of Broxtowe is defined by the Trent and Erewash River valleys on its Southern ad Western boundaries which provide quality habitat for a rich mix of species.  The award winning Attenborough Nature Reserve lies close to both valleys and the council is pleased to be a core partner with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and CEMEX to help maintain and enhance the area.  The council is keen to improve biodiversity throughout the borough and works closely with many groups as well as the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to maximise opportunities through partnerships and management of its 15 Local Nature Reserves.  As supporters of the Biodiversity Action Group the council appreciates the need to see how Broxtowe fits into the bigger picture and the group provides opportunities to share information and deal with big issues more effectlvely through the partnership.

http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=15953

www.broxtowe.gov.uk

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Butterfly Conservation

Butterfly Conservation is a British charity devoted to saving butterflies, moths and their habitats. We now have over 30 regional branches covering the whole of the UK, which carry out the vital local conservation tasks. The branches are backed by a central organisation responsible for co-ordination, fund-raising, research and national policy matters. We have offices in England, Scotland and Wales from which staff operate to help stimulate and guide local and national action. Butterfly Conservation's purpose is to secure a lasting future for all native butterflies, moths and their habitats within the UK. Our ultimate goal is to help restore a balanced countryside with butterflies and other wildlife restored to the profusion that they, and we, once enjoyed.

www.butterfly-conservation.org

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Canal & River Trust

 

The Canal & River Trust care for 2000 miles of historic waterways in England and Wales.  Nottinghamshire is home to some important canals, particularly the Chesterfield Canal in the north, designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the Erewash Canal in the west, the Grantham Canal in the south, with the Notts-Beeston Canal and the River Trent linking Nottinghamshire to the surrounding counties. These waterways are vital ecological corridors enabling wildlife to move through the towns and countryside.  They support a rich variety of aquatic plants, bird-life, fish, insects and mammals such as bats and the endangered water vole.

The Canal & River Trust Environment Team are dedicated to protecting and improving the natural environment of our waterways.

"We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape."

www.canalrivertrust.org.uk

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Center Parcs

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Country Land and Business Association

The CLA was founded almost one hundred years ago to protect the interests of owners of rural land in England and Wales. Today, our membership encompasses the full diversity of land, property and business and it is this experience and expertise which enables us to fight hard for a thriving rural economy.

www.cla.org.uk

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DEFRA

DEFRA

DEFRA, The Government Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, works for the essentials of life - water, food, air, land, people, animals and plants.

www.defra.gov.uk

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Environment Agency

A better place for you. We are the Environment Agency. It’s our job to look after your environment and make it a better place - for you, and for future generations.

Contact us:
Enquiries: 08708 506 506
Enquiries: (non-UK calls): 00 44 1709 389 201
Floodline: 0845 988 1188
Incident hotline: 0800 807060

www.environment-agency.gov.uk

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Forestry Commission

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Forestry Commission in England, Wales and Scotland manages more than 1,000,000 hectares of public land, of which around 800,000 hectares are forest and woodland. Forestry Commission England also provides support for the creation and management of woodlands off the Public Forest Estate through grant aid and is the Relevant or Competent Authority for a variety of regulations relating to Trees and Woodlands. For further information see;

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/eastmidlands

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/ewgs

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Forest Town Nature Conservation Group

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The Forest Town Nature Conservation Group was first constituted in February 2011. The Group aims to enhance the nature conservation sites within and around Forest Town (Mansfield), including Spa Ponds and Maun Valley. Members have also been carrying out work on the Rushpool Open Space. The Group’s website provides an events diary, a documents archive, and several photo galleries with shots of local wildlife. The Forest Town Nature Conservation Group is a member of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, BTCV and the Friends of Greenwood Community Forum, and we contribute to the Sherwood Habitat Steering Group and the Sherwood Forest Regional Park’s Funding Group.

http://foresttown.net/nature/

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Friends of Moor Pond Wood

Moor Pond Woods is an area of significant archaeological and ecological interest that lies between the villages of Linby and Papplewick. The woods occupy a site in which a system of ponds and channels fed water to cotton mills during the 18th century. The site is accessible to the public via a network of surfaced paths. The friends group aims to support the development and management of the Moor Pond Woods Project Area.

www.papplewick.org/community/FriendsofMPW.html

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Friends of Sharphill Wood

 

The Friends of Sharphill Wood, founded in 2008, is a nature conservation group run by volunteers in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire. At nearly 10 ha in size, Sharphill Wood is a large woodland that is located 2 miles to the south of Nottingham City. It has been designated a Local Nature Reserve and a Local Wildlife Site (previously Site of Importance for Nature Conservation). The Friends aims to maintain and enhance the woodland habitat at Sharphill Wood in order to conserve the flora and fauna that live there, whilst encouraging community participation and enjoyment. The group organises regular work parties, held on the 4th Sunday of each month except December (2nd Sunday) and August (no work party). Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except August and December). The group welcomes new members.

www.sharphillwood.org

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Gedling Borough Council

www.gedling.gov.uk/leisure/parksopenspaces/

 

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Greenwood Community Forest

Greenwood is Nottinghamshire’s Community Forest, and with a working partnership is transforming the local landscape to make it a greener and healthier place to be - creating green spaces around towns for recreation and sport, providing new habitats for wildlife, making outdoor classrooms for environmental education and much more on the doorsteps of over a million people living in and around the towns of Nottinghamshire.

One of twelve Community Forests in England, Greenwood Community Forest is creating a multi-purpose forest consisting of woodland, farmland, open spaces and settlements in Nottinghamshire. Specific aims of the organisation include:

  • Increasing woodland cover
  • Conserving and enhancing biodiversity
  • Increasing and improving access to the countryside for recreation and commuting
  • Increasing community involvement through participation, education and activities

Greenwood covers 161 square miles of west Nottinghamshire from Mansfield in the north to Nottingham in the south and from Eastwood in the west to Farnsfield in the east. It joins historic Sherwood Forest in the Northeast and curves round to Attenborough in the southwest.

There are many opportunities for volunteering in Greenwood, Nottinghamshire’s Community Forest. Visit our website at www.greenwoodforest.org.uk/volunteeringopportunities, or request a Friends of Greenwood Directory of Volunteering Opportunities for further information.

Funding is available for community tree planting events from September to February each year. If you are a community group with an idea for a project please contact us and we will try to help with funding if possible. The newly published Community Woodland Handbook is a great resource for groups who are, or want to be involved in woodlands and green spaces.

Telephone: 01623 827323

E.Mail: greenwood@nottscc.gov.uk
Website: www.greenwoodforest.org.uk

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Groundwork Creswell, Ashfield & Mansfield

Groundwork Creswell, Ashfield & Mansfield helps people and organisations make changes in order to create better neighbourhoods, to build skills and job prospects, and to live and work in a greener way.

www.groundwork.org.uk

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Groundwork Greater Nottingham

Groundwork Greater Nottingham is a charity which helps people and organisations make changes in order to create better neighbourhoods, to build skills and job prospects, and to live and work in a greener way.

www.groundwork.org.uk

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Mansfield District Council

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Mansfield has a wealth of open spaces, being responsible for 9 Local Nature Reserves, 2 Sites of Special Scientific Interest, 14 parks, a number of Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation and many other areas of open space important for biodiversity. Mansfield District Council is a key partner in the Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Group. The partnership provides Mansfield the opportunity to work together with key organisations to help protect and enhance wildlife in Mansfield District through awareness raising, reporting and managing of habitats and species.

www.mansfield.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=748

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Mansfield Woodhouse Millenium Green Trust

 

Mansfield Woodhouse Millennium Green Trust manage a 3.5 acre site on the edge of the old village. The Green is part of an important wildlife corridor that is part of a continuous chain of open spaces stretching from the Victorian cemetery to the current cemetery on Leeming Lane and on to the Maun Valley and open country. The site has a long history as permanent grassland and is therefore important for biodiversity. It supports a range of habitats including neutral grassland, tall-herb stands, scattered trees and shrubs, scrub, hedgerows and small broadleaved plantations. All this forms a rich tapestry of environments providing good opportunities for small mammals, amphibians, birds, bats and insects. The site was acquired by the Trust in 2000 with the aim of safeguarding the area as public open space for the benefit of people and wildlife. A team of volunteers look after and manage the Green as a quiet, informal leisure area for the contemplation of nature. It is held in perpetuity for the Community. Traditionally the Green was the village sledging field.

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Maun Conservation Group

Maun Conservation Group was established in 2006 by a group of enthusiastic conservationists with a focus on the natural environment.  We are keen to share our knowledge and interest of the sites with our local community, particularly school children, sea cadets, Wildlife Watch, vulnerable adults, university and college students.  We work closely with Mansfield District Council Parks Department to carry out various conservation tasks and education activities within Titchfield Park and the Quarry Lane and Oakham Nature Reserves.   The Group's website shows details of forthcoming events and a photo gallery of recent events and local wildlife.  You can also follow us on Facebook.  We gained a Green Flag Community Award in 2015 for the Quarry Lane LNR.  The Group is a member of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and contributes to the Sherwood Catchment Partnership (Water Framework Directive) and the Sherwood Habitats Group.

http://maunconservationgroup.co.uk/

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National Biodiversity Network

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The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) is a project to build the UK's first network of biodiversity information. It is a new and innovative way of sharing wildlife information in the UK and is building tools to make this information accessible in a digitised and exchangeable form. By providing easy access to the information people need about wildlife, wise and informed decisions can be made to ensure our natural environment is diverse, rich and sustainable now and for future generations.

www.nbn.org.uk

The NBN Gateway is a website that aims to simplify the job of sharing and using this information. This site allows you to view distribution maps and download UK wildlife data by using a variety of interactive tools.

www.searchnbn.net

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National Farmers Union

The National Farmers' Union represents the farmers and growers of England and Wales. Its central objective is to promote successful and socially responsible agriculture and horticulture, while ensuring the long term viability of rural communities. We have been at the forefront of farming and rural issues for nearly one hundred years. We are not affiliated to any political party and have a completely democratic structure. The NFU is the largest farming organisation in the UK, representing around three quarters of the full time commercial farmers of England and Wales.

www.nfu.org.uk

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National Trust

The National Trust is a registered charity that cares for over 248,000 hectares (612,000 acres) of beautiful countryside in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, plus almost 600 miles of coastline and more than 200 buildings and gardens of outstanding interest and importance. Most of these properties are held in perpetuity and so their future protection is secure. The vast majority are open to visitors and we are constantly looking at ways in which we can improve public access and on-site facilities.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

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Natural England

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Natural England works for people, places and nature to conserve and enhance biodiversity, landscapes and wildlife in rural, urban, coastal and marine areas.

Natural England's objective is to conserve and enhance England’s natural environment - including the landscape, biodiversity, geology and soils, natural resources, cultural heritage and other features of the built and natural environment.

Many areas of England are protected in National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and other designated areas, and the condition of our very best wildlife sites is slowly improving. However, many of our landscapes are continuing to lose their ecological richness and their distinctive character.

The natural environment is a provider of a wide range of environmental services, including clean water and air, healthy food, recreation and inspiration. However, in many areas the natural environment is in poor condition, reducing the quality of these environmental services.

Ensuring that future generations can enjoy England’s rich geology, landscapes and biodiversity means that we must significantly improve the protection and management of what we have today. Improving the condition of the natural environment is required to ensure that everyone benefits from the services it provides.

www.naturalengland.org.uk

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Naturescape

Naturescape wild flower farm produces numerous native species of wildflowers and grasses, seed collections, meadows, lawns, climbers, wild rose plants, shrubs, trees, hedge plants, pond, marsh, bulbs, corms and more. Visit the farm to view the plants and the many forms of wildlife they attract or order plants & seeds year round through the website:

www.naturescape.co.uk

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Newark and Sherwood DC

 

www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk

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North Notts Ringing Group

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Nottingham City Council

 

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Nottingham City Council is an all-purpose unitary authority providing all local government services within the City of Nottingham administrative district and working with other organisations to make
Nottingham a better place in which to live, work, visit and invest.

We are responsible for and manage a network of open spaces including grasslands, woodlands and wetlands.  Our Parks and Open Spaces team can provide advice about managing habitats for biodiversity and opportunities for volunteering.  The team works in partnership with internal and external partners to protect and enhance the biodiversity of Nottingham through development.

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/article/22779/Homepage

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/article/22854/Parks-and-Open-Spaces

 

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Nottingham Trent University

 

www.ntu.ac.uk

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Nottinghamshire Bat Group

The Nottinghamshire Bat Group is a group dedicated to the conservation of Nottinghamshire's bats. Recently the group was formed through the amalgamation of the North Notts and South Notts Bat Groups.  The newly combined resources have formed a group for the whole county. The group is involved in recording bat distribution in Nottinghamshire, surveying of roost sites, giving talks on bat conservation, organising batwalks, caring for injured bats and arranging training for members working towards their roost visitors licence.

www.southnottsbatgroup.org.uk

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Nottinghamshire Biological and Geological Records Centre

In order to make decisions about biodiversity action, information is needed about the flora, fauna and habitats. This type of information is held in record centres throughout the UK. Nottinghamshire's datasets are kept at the Nottinghamshire Biological and Geological Record Centre at Wollaton Hall. Visit their web site to find out more.

www.nbgrc.org.uk

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Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers

Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers began life as the Trent Valley Birdwatchers in 1935 and evolved into the ornothological society for Nottinghamshire, changing its name in the 1970s to reflect the county-wide nature of its activities.  Its Recorder acts as the repository of bird records for the county and produces both monthly summaries in the society newsletter, and an annual review of the birds recorded each year.  The latter is published in the Annual Report of the society, which appears towards the end of each subsequent year.  Although many members of ‘Notts Birders’ are primarily interested in individual birdwatching, indoor meetings and field trips (both local and further afield) are held for the more socially inclined.  Members also participate in national and regional surveys, and, in association with the British Trust for Ornithology, are currently undertaking a massive exercise to map the distribution and abundance of Nottinghamshire’s breeding and wintering birds.  The long term aim is to produce a new county avifauna, probably in about 2012.

www.nottsbirders.net

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Nottinghamshire County Council

Looking after Nottinghamshire’s environment and working to protect it for future generations is a key commitment for the County Council. The maintenance and improvement of our countryside is an important feature of the work we do, which ranges from designing large restoration schemes to commenting on the nature conservation impacts of planning applications. We were instrumental in setting up the Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Group; we remain an active member of the group and have formally adopted the plan, using it as the basis for our nature conservation work.

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk

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Nottinghamshire Federation of Womens’ Institutes

As a voluntary organisation of around 4500 members located mostly in rural areas, the Women’s Institute in Nottinghamshire can play an important role in providing information about the current state of the countryside and its wildlife. Our main role is in raising awareness about issues of current concern and encouraging our membership to participate in suitable activities. A unique feature of the Womens’ Institute is the resolution process: any concerns a WI member may have can be formulated into a resolution and, once passed by the AGM of the National Federation of Women's Institutes will provide a mandate for action. This is an effective way of turning concerns (often of an individual) into effective campaigns (supported by 200,000 WI members) and allowing WI members to raise awareness and support similar causes of other organisations.

In2005, one of the resolutions concerns reducing waste and conserving resources in support of sustainability, but in the past there have been many others related to conservation. One of the very
early WI resolutions in 1921 was to support the principles of the Plumage Bill. It was hoped that not only would this stop birds being killed for fashion accessories but it would also counteract the effect that wholesale slaughter of such birds would have on the ecosystem generally. The WI was involved in supporting biodiversity from its very start!

www.womens-institute.org.uk

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Nottinghamshire Wildlife Photographic Society

This is a group of enthusiastic photographers who enjoy wildlife.  The group holds regular talks during the winter months and has a gallery of members' photographs.

http://nottswps.com/

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Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

The mission of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is to conserve and enhance the county’s wildlife and habitats for future generations.

We are the County’s largest environmental charity, run by local people for the benefit of local wildlife and we now have over 8,000 members. We are also a member of the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts which has over 530,000 members across the UK.

One of our key roles is in influencing government policy and decision making regarding species protection and their habitats but we also take a hands on approach to wildlife conservation and now manage over 60 nature reserves across Nottinghamshire. In addition to managing our own land we liaise with farmers and other landowners, sharing our expertise and providing advice about how to protect and encourage wildlife.

In order to protect wildlife it is crucial to have up to date knowledge of what wildlife we have and where it lives. As a result, the Wildlife Trust takes an active role in surveying and recording wildlife at sites across the County. The Wildlife Trust is also dedicated to raising awareness about the environment and sustainable development so that everyone can play a role in making the county a better place to live for both people and wildlife. We also work with schools and other groups to inspire appreciation of the wonder and complexity of the natural world, bringing them closer to their natural environment whilst provoking a sense of ownership and desire to protect it.

As a voluntary organisation the efforts of volunteers are key to our success and there are many ways in which people can get involved ranging from office based administration to practical work on nature reserves. We also have a network of active Local Members’ Groups who help to co-ordinate volunteer efforts around the County. Local activities include walks, talks, fundraising events and monitoring local sites to ensure that wildlife habitats are not damaged or destroyed.

For further details about the work of the Wildlife Trust and how you can help us do more to protect wildlife in your area call 0115 958 8242 or visit our web site.

www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/nottinghamshire

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Practical Conservation Volunteers CIC

Practical Conservation Volunteers is a not for profit Community Interest Company Limited by Guarantee.  We undertake practical conservation projects with groups of like minded volunteers to fulfil our vision of a better environment where people are valued, included and involved.

 Join in with our friendly and valued group of volunteers who help to manage our woodlands, grasslands, wetlands, parks and open spaces. Our membership gets together in the week and weekends. We provide a minibus pick up from the Royal Concert Hall on South Sherwood St Nottingham at 10am, drop off at 5pm. You'll need to wear suitable clothing and bring a packed lunch. Welcome to the Practical Conservation Volunteers…We hope to see you out with us soon.

To become a member of the Practical Conservation Volunteers please contact Ian or Karan on 07739447979 or email us at practicalconservationvolunteers@outlook.com and join in

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RSPB

The RSPB is the country’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We play a leading role in BirdLife International, a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.

 In Nottinghamshire we are working across the landscapes of Sherwood Forest and the Trent Valley, with a range of partners, to deliver conservation initiatives, including our three reserves. We are delivering agricultural advice in the Idle Valley where we are undertaking volunteer bird surveys. We have local groups for members in  Mansfield and Nottingham, and a Wildlife Explorer Group for children in Ashfield. There are opportunities to volunteer on our reserves.

 http://www.rspb.org.uk/whatwedo/futurescapes/sherwoodforest/index.aspx

 http://www.rspb.org.uk/whatwedo/futurescapes/trentandtame/index.aspx

www.rspb.org.uk

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Rufford Country Park

Located near Ollerton, on the edge of historic Sherwood Forest, this 150 acre park is one of Nottinghamshire’s most popular visitor attractions. At the heart of the park are the picturesque remains of a 12th century Cistercian monastery and later country house. Around them lie gardens, meadow and woodland. Around 650,000 visits to the park are made to Rufford Park each year, by local people, school groups, tourists, coach parties and community groups. We welcome involvement by local people and visitors who want to get involved in the work of the park. Why not find out more about volunteering? Helpers at park events are always welcome.

Ring the Ranger team for a chat:
Tel: 01623 822944 ext 222/223 or
E-mail: john.clegg@nottscc.gov.uk
See Nottinghamshire County Council’s website for more information:

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk

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Rushcliffe Barn Owl Project

The Rushcliffe Barn Owl Project aims to conserve and increase the population of barn owls in Rushcliffe by:

  • Discovering the size and distribution of the existing population.
  • Increasing awareness of the needs of the barn owl through advice.
  • Encouraging sympathetic management of feeding and breeding habitats.
  • Providing artificial breeding sites in suitable locations.

www.rushcliffebarnowls.co.uk

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Rushcliffe Borough Council

Nature conservation has been identified as a priority for Rushcliffe residents and the Borough Council works closely with partners to protect and enhance Rushcliffe's wildlife interest, whilst helping achieve the Nottinghamshire Local Biodiversity Action Plan objectives, placing a particular emphasis on species-rich grassland and wetland habitats.

For more details see Rushcliffe Borough Council's nature conservation pages

www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/natureconservation

or visit the Rushcliffe Nature Conservation Strategy Implementation Group's facebook page at

http://www.facebook.com/RNCSIG

 

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Rushcliffe Country Park

Set in the beautiful south Nottinghamshire countryside - about half a mile south of Ruddington - Rushcliffe Country Park is an ideal place to get away from it all. With a network of over 8 kilometres of footpaths, grassland, conservation and landscaped areas, the park is excellent for walking, jogging, cycling, spotting wildlife and exercising your dog. Rushcliffe Country Park is built on the site of a former Ministry of Defence Depot which was used for storing decommissioned weapons. The design and reclamation of the present site was completed by Nottinghamshire County Council in 1993, since when the park has been managed by Rushcliffe Borough Council.

www.rushcliffe.gov.uk

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Severn Trent Water

At Severn Trent Water we are committed to protecting and improving the environment in everything we do. A key plank in our environmental policy is the protection of our native wildlife and habitats. As a significant landowner, Severn Trent Water introduced a Biodiversity Action Plan in 1999, which sets out our plans and strategy for protecting the natural environment. We work in partnership with many environmental organisations, such as the RSPB, English Nature and the local Wildlife Trusts, to ensure that we preserve and improve the environment both for today and for the future.

www.stwater.co.uk

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Sherwood Forest Country Park

Sherwood Forest Country Park welcomes around 500,000 visitors each year, ranging from local residents to overseas tourists, from special needs groups to school outings. We welcome volunteers prepared to help out with the work of the park, for example, by helping as a marshall at seasonal events, or lending a hand with litter picking. Please contact the Rangers for more details:
Tel: 01623 823202 or
E-mail: sherwood.forest@nottscc.gov.uk
See Nottinghamshire County Council’s website for more information.

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk

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Sherwood Forest Trust

Sherwood Forest is known throughout the world as the home of legends. Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest are an essential part of our national heritage and the name conjures visions of mighty oaks and wild forest glades for millions of people throughout the world. The Sherwood Forest Trust is co-ordinating a programme of restoration of large areas of characteristic Sherwood Forest habitats and landscapes whilst improving public appreciation, understanding and involvement. For more information, see our web site.

www.sherwoodforest.org.uk

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South Notts Ringing Group

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The South Notts Ringing Group is a local volunteer group that studies the birds of south Nottinghamshire. The group is affiliated to the national ringing scheme run by the British Trust for Ornithology. The volunteers operate at a number of sites in the area and monitor many nest boxes (mainly for for birds of prey and Tree Sparrows) throughout the south of the county.

http://southnottsringinggroup.blogspot.com/

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Sustrans

 

www.sustrans.org.uk

 

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The Trent Rivers Trust

The Trent Rivers Trust is a registered charity which seeks to conserve, protect and enhance the rivers and streams of the Trent catchment. Trent Rivers Trust works with anglers, landowners, partner organisations and the general public to improve the river environment. We lead projects that make a difference to rivers, the wildlife which inhabits the river corridor and the people that enjoy the river environment.

 

www.trentriverstrust.org

 

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Warsop Footpaths and Countryside Group

 

Warsop Footpaths & Countryside Group is a community group whose members share an interest in our countryside.  We were set up in 1996 to maintain the public footpath network in Warsop and also undertake conservation projects on the parish's wildlife sites.  We monitor the local wildlife and are involved in invasive species control.  We promote appreciation and enjoyment of our local landscape and its heritage.  Our leaflets, booklets, notice board and monthly column in our community newspaper provide information about the local environment and we organise a programme of local walks.

www.wfcg.org.uk

 

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