Moor Green Lakes Group

Reserve car park closes at 8:00 pm

Group Visits please click here

The Moor Green Lakes Group (MGLG) was established in 1993 as an organisation to help manage the Moor Green Lakes Nature Reserve in Berkshire, England. Our aims are:

  • To improve the Reserve for wildlife
  • Record and monitor that wildlife
  • Enhance the facilities of the Reserve for members of the Moor Green Lakes Group and other visitors

If visiting by car please check the parking information

Open Day - Sunday 4th September 2016 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Learn about the Wildlife at Moor Green Lakes

Includes Guided Walks, Bird Ringing, Nest Box Life, Moths and Fungi, Fungi Identification, Mammal Trapping, Pond Dipping, Bug Hunting

Upcoming Work Party Schedule

Planned work parties are now on hold to minimise nesting bird disturbance. Should resume early Autummn

Latest Sightings

A Ruff in October, photographed by Roger Murfitt

Adder spotted in May, photographed by Simon Weeks

Kestrel at a bird ringing session with Tim Ball in July 2015

Kingfisher at a bird ringing session with Tim Ball in July 2015

A Goldcrest, photographed by Martin Seward in February 2015

A Heron with field vole for lunch, photographed by Martin Seward in August 2014

A one-legged Dunlin photographed by Martin Seward in July 2014

A Winchat photographed by Martin Seward in May 2014

A Smew photographed on the reserve on 11th January 2014 by Roger Murfitt

Announcements and News

February 2016 newsletter now available here

Website outage fixed - Sorry for any convenience

MGLG AGM will be on 28 April 2016

2014 Annual report now available here

If visitors identify any Health and Safety issues on the Reserve, then please report them to the Site Liaison Officer

Tales from Moor Green Lakes

What happens behind the scenes at Moor Green Lakes, from the BVCP Rangers

Jenny wading at Moor Green Lakes 31 Mar 2016

Coppicing and pollarding at Moor Green Lakes 4 Mar 2016

Muddy boots as Moor Green Lakes 16 Feb 2016

Royal Grammer School students help dragonflies 10 Feb 2016

Volunteers learn hedge-laying 6 Feb 2016

Staking out coppice stools at Moor Green Lakes 27 Jan 2016

Restored nesting rafts Tern over a new leaf 22 Jan 2016

House building for shelducks 10 Dec 2015

Field Vole Volunteers at Moor Green Lakes 10 Dec 2015

Island Adventures at Moor Green Lakes 8 Dec 2015

Mucking about in boats at Moor Green Lakes 26 Nov 2015

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