Moor Green Lakes Group

Reserve car park closes at 4:00 pm

Useful Links

MGLG Partners and Affiliates

The Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership (BVCP) works on behalf of the local authorities that border the Valley to provide a co-ordinated approach to conservation activities and access for recreation.

CEMEX is the owner of the site of the Moor Green Lakes Nature Reserve, and contributes to its maintenance and enhancement of the Reserve and provides support to the Group.

Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust supports a wide variety of wildlife. With your help we can continue to improve and enhance this natural environment.

Reading & Basingstoke Ringing is a group of local bird ringers, lead by Tim Ball, who have ringed birds at Moor Green Lakes. Their website gives up-to-date information about recoveries of ringed birds.

Miller's Ark supply the cattle for winter grazing on the Reserve.

Local Authority Biodiversity Action Plans

The Wokingham District Council Biodiversity Action Plan identifies species that are considered key indications of the health of the local environment and actions that are identified to encourage then

The Bracknell Forest Borough Council Biodiversity Action Plan identifies species that are considered key indications of the health of the local environment and actions that are identified to encourage then.

The Berkshire Nature Conservation Forum is the local Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) delivery partnership, which covers the six Unitary Authorities of the Royal County of Berkshire, with the common interest in the conservation and enjoyment of the natural and historic environment of Berkshire. Our aim is to maintain, restore and enhance those habitats and species that have been identified as priorities nationally and locally, tying conservation work undertaken in the county to the national targets.

National Wildlife Conservation Organisations

The mission of Butterfly Conservation is the conservation of butterflies, moths and their habitats. It is the largest insect conservation society in Europe.

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.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is a UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and other wildlife, helping to create a better world for us all

The British Trust for Ornithology looking out for birds

Nature after Minerals for quarry restoration and minerals planning for biodiversity in conjunction with the RSPB and Natural England

Natural England for people, for places, for nature

Local Wildlife Trusts

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Local Conditions

Sandhurst Weather is an amateur operated weather service based 4.5km east of Moor Green Lakes providing forecasts, minute by minute and historic weather information.

Environment Agency with Blackwater River Level

Local Bird Clubs

The Berkshire Ornithological Club was founded in 1947 to promote education and study of wild birds, their habitats and conservation in Berkshire.

The Hampshire Ornithological Society records and publishes information about wild birds in the county of Hampshire.

The Surrey Bird Club is a society of people interested in wild birds in the county of Surrey, England.

The RSPB North East Hants Local Group organises trips and events for local Bird Watchers.

Useful Wildlife Reporting and Information sites

Dragonfly Images is a website providing Dragonfly and Damselfly images and descriptions.

Berksbirds is an independent venture to provide a free resource about birding in Berkshire, UK. It is run by local birder, Marek Walford.

Going birding; bird news for local birders, by local birders.

Birdline South East provides a phone in news service.

Birds of Berkshire Jerry O'Brien's Berkshire picture which includes Moor Green Lakes

Birdguides brings you better birding through technology. With up-to-the-minute news and views on British and Irish birds, comprehensive online and mobile reference, a huge photo library and the best products for birdwatchers everywhere.

Fatbirder is the premier web resource about birds, birding & bird watching for birders - hundreds of pages and tens of thousands of links about birding everywhere in the world.

The Hampshire Bat Group was set up in 1984; it is a voluntary group with charity status which has been established to conserve bats.

UK Butterflies provides information on all of the butterfly species in the UK and Ireland, including those that are extinct or migrants.

UK Moths provides an online guide to the 2400 species of moths of Great Britain and Ireland

The Mammal Society is an organisation dedicated to the study and conservation of all mammals of the British Isles.

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