3.4 Community Wildlife Groups

idcdTwo new Community Wildlife Groups have been set up for the River Camlad catchment area, and the Rea Brook catchment area .  Members decide which species and habitats are important to them, and concentrate on threatened wildlife, helping existing populations and habitat to be conserved. 

Camlad Valley Community Wildlife Group – follow the links to download their annual reports:

2015 Annual Report 

2014 Annual Report

Rea Valley Community Wildlife Group  – follow the links to download their annual reports:

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

Follow this link to download Plant Group outings 2016

The new groups have gained lots of advice and support from the existing Upper Onny Wildlife Group – download their 2014 Short Report.

dormouse survey 2Follow the links below for information and updates:

Camlad Valley Community Wildlife Group

Rea Valley Community Wildlife Group

Hello Nestbox – take a look at this short film about three volunteers who, as part of their John Muir Award, are helping to survey over 50 nest boxes in the woodland on Resting Hill, above Snailbeach; a project to monitor the populations of Pied Flycatcher and Redstart in partnership with Natural England’s Stiperstones National Nature Reserve.

Opportunities for the many local people who love wildlife:winter tree id

  • Meeting like-minded people to learn about local wildlife and its needs
  • Surveying and recording important bird and plant species, and other wildlife and habitats
  • Encouraging local interest in wildlife and passing on knowledge
  • Actively promoting conservation locally

For more information and the get involved please contact Joe Penfold.