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

Mammal Trapping - Saturday 13th May 2017

Bernard Baverstock in conjunction with the Camberley Natural History Society is running a mammal trapping session starting at 8:30.

If you would like to attend - places are limited - or help set up the traps on the preceeding Thursday or Friday - please contact Bernard - email

Upcoming Work Party Schedule

For more information on planned work click here

  • Sunday 11th of September 2016
  • Tuesday 27th of September 2016
  • Sunday 9th of October 2016
  • Tuesday 25th of October 2016
  • Sunday 13th of November 2016
  • Tuesday 29th of November 2016
  • Sunday 11th of December 2016
  • Tuesday TBD of December 2016
  • Sunday 8th of January 2017
  • Tuesday TBD of January 2017
  • Sunday 12th of February 2017
  • Tuesday TBD of February 2017
  • Sunday 12th of March 2017
  • Tueday TBD of March 2017

Latest Sightings

A Robin in the process of bird ringing, from the open day, photographed by Iain Oldcorn

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

19 December 2016 planning approved for extension to existing car park, more details here

29 September 2016 update to reserve extension plan, more details 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

More Green Lakes Work Party - Ochreous streams and stumperies 25 March 2017

Hedge-laying complete at Moor Green Lakes 27 February 2017

More Green Lakes Work Party - clearing scrub near Grove Hide 24 February 2017

More Green Meadow 22 February 2017

Moor Green Lakes New Bench 4 February 2017

How to lay a hedge at Moor Green Lakes 1 February 2017

Moor Green Lakes Work Party – Clearing Tern Island 24 January 2017

A fence to far 30 December 2016

Moor Green Lakes Volunteers go to Plover Island 18 December 2016

Belted Galloways by Sunset 1 December 2016

Scraping off ice at Moor Green Lakes 30 November 2016

Brownies and Brown Knees earn Butterfly Badge 1 November 2016

Xylem in a scrape on Long Island 31 October 2016

Bat box checks 28 Septemmber 2016

Moor Green Lakes Open Morning 6 Septemmber 2016

More Moor Green cutting with Student Matt 26 August 2016

Sea Scout skills at Moor Green Lakes 24 August 2016

Cutting of Manor Farm and Moor Green Paths 14 July 2016

Barn Owls bouncing back in Wokingham 17 June 2016

Jenny wading at Moor Green Lakes 31 March 2016

Coppicing and pollarding at Moor Green Lakes 4 March 2016

Muddy boots as Moor Green Lakes 16 February 2016

Royal Grammer School students help dragonflies 10 February 2016

Volunteers learn hedge-laying 6 February 2016

Staking out coppice stools at Moor Green Lakes 27 January 2016

Restored nesting rafts Tern over a new leaf 22 January 2016

House building for shelducks 10 December 2015

Field Vole Volunteers at Moor Green Lakes 10 December 2015

Island Adventures at Moor Green Lakes 8 December 2015

Mucking about in boats at Moor Green Lakes 26 November 2015

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