Oxford Urban Wildlife Group's links

Oxford Urban Wildlife Group [OUWG] has links with and is interested in other local organisations which are concerned with wildlife and some of the websites of these groups are shown below :

Please note that to view these links, you should select for example, Milham Ford Nature Park, which is hyperlinked to that website.

  • Friends of Milham Ford Nature Park ~ Milham Ford Nature Park takes you to general information about the park and reports on work done by volunteers and other recent events.
  • Dr Judith Webb ~ Skilled in the identification of pollen grains and fungal spores in peat and in lake deposits, and in environmental forensic trace evidence, Judy wrote the identification section of what is still the standard text on pollen identification.
  • OCV Nature Reserves ~ Oxford Conservation Volunteers is a voluntary organisation that has been carrying out practical work conserving the wildlife and traditional landscape of the Oxford area since 1977.
  • Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire ~ the oldest Natural History Society in England. It was established as the Ashmolean Society in 1828 and was merged with the Oxfordshire Natural History Society by George Claridge Druce in 1901.
  • Butterfly Conservation. ~ Butterfly Conservation's local group is the Upper Thames Branch which monitors butterflies and moths in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.
  • British Dragonfly Society ~ The aim of the British Dragonfly Society is to promote and encourage the study and conservation of dragonflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United Kingdom.
  • BBOWT as it is usually known, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, has had many links with OUWG over the year's. Over 20 years ago OUWG started under their umbrella - using their postal address, holding our meetings in their HQ and getting much valuable advice.
  • CPRE Oxfordshire ~ Local branch of Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), which has been campaigning to protect the countryside for over 70 years.
  • Friends Of The Trap Grounds ~ Almost the last remaining wild open space along the Oxford Canal.
  • Friends Of Warneford Meadow. ~ An action group campaigning to preserve Warneford Meadow.
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds~ The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and all wildlife.
  • Barracks Lane Community Garden ~ A community-run green space off the Cowley Road in East Oxford.
  • Shotover Wildlife ~ Founded to research and communicate the importance of Shotover Hill for wildlife.
  • Friends of Aston's Eyot  ~  Help manage and maintain Aston's Eyot
  • Oxford Preservation Trust ~ Seeks to enhance Oxford by encouraging thoughtful development and new design, while protecting historic buildings and green open spaces.
  • Wild Oxfordshire ~ Wild Oxfordshire co-ordinates the Oxfordshire Nature Partnership (the Local Nature Partnership for Oxfordshire), enabling partners to work in a more integrated way to achieve outcomes that help the environment and local economy.
  • Clean your home the eco-friendly way ~ Using eco-friendly cleaning agents within your home can improve air quality, reduce your personal carbon footprint and inspire others to adopt environmentally conscious cleaning practices.
  • The good wood guide: Eco-friendly options for furnishing your home.An article from the Independent's Sophie Morris.
  • ecofriendlykids All About the Kids and the Environment. This website is ideal for parents who want to share in their kids' adventures as they start to explore the natural world, and to guide them towards a more in-depth understanding of ecological issues as they grow older.