Websites maintained by organisations in the field of horticultural or wildlife conservation.
The WWTThe Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Website
Founded by Sir Peter Scott, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is one of the UK's foremost conservation organisations.
Wild About BritainWild About Britain
Wild About Britain is an education charity that aims to promote every
aspect of british wildlife, the environment and conservation throughout
the UK. It includes a daily wildlife newspaper,
forums, gallery, events calendar and directory that all help to promote
green projects across the British Isles.
The Scottish Wildlife TrustThe Scottish Wildlife Trust Website
The Scottish Wildlife Trust is like one of England and Wales's county wildlife trusts, but they cover the whole of Scotland. The trust is very keen on promoting wildlife gardening.
Britains only national membership charity devoted to conserving all kinds of native plant life in their native habitats.
NWCNational Wildflower Centre
The National Wildflower Centre (NWC) is a modern visitor centre which promoting the concepts of Creating Conservation: exploiting opportunities to create new wildflower habitats.
The UK Phenology NetworkNature's Calendar
Website for the recording and displaying of phenological data. Phenology is the investigation of the timing of natural events as the seasons progress. So for example, at this website you can record the date when you first see frogspawn in your pond or bluebell flower. You can also view the national trends geographically and over time.
Landlife is a national organisation which aims to develop new opportunities for wildflowers.
A comprehensive guide to greener living. If you have a question about a 'green' issue on any subject, then start here! Categories on the site include 'baby', 'clothes', 'DIY', 'food', 'gardening', 'holidays', 'jobs', 'transport', 'schools' (to name just a few). Get the picture?
Flora LocaleFlora Locale WebsiteFlora Locale is a charitable organisation that aims to promotes best practice and collate the existing knowledge regarding the sourcing of wild plant seed and its use in large scale habitat creation or re-creation work. There is much of interest to the wildlife gardener at this site.
English NatureEnglish Nature
English Nature is a government agency which champions the conservation of wildlife, landscape and geology in England.
Website of Butterfly Conservation (BC) who aim to protect native butterflies from habitat destruction and other threats.
BCButterfly Conservation - North Wales Branch
Website of the North Wales branch of Butterfly Conservation (BC).
BuglifeBuglife: The Invertebrate Conservation Trust
'Buglife' seems to be the 'user-friendly' name for the Invertebrate Conservation Trust. The website contains some useful basic information about invertebrates and the work of Buglife. The links section is an excellent place to start if you are trying to locate invertebrate related resources and information on the web.
The BTOThe British Trust for Ornithology Website
The British Trust for Ornithology is the UK's leading authority on monitoring bird population trends. Their site is packed with all the figures and charts needed to convince anyone of the problems facing many birds, including garden birds, in Britain today. There's also a good deal of information of practical importance to the wildlife gardener, e.g. on building nest boxes and feeding birds.
The BTO and RSPBBirdWeb
This website brings together information about the various bird survey and monitoring programs established in the UK, many of which are relevant to garden birds.
ARG-UKThe Amphibian and Reptiles Group of the UK
The ARG UK is a network of volunteer conservation groups who are concerned with conserving and protecting the native amphibians & reptiles found in the UK.
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