This page links to other websites which feature Epping Forest and the surrounding area,
or conservation in general.
- Bat Conservation Trust -
Since 1991 the Bat Conservation Trust has run a diverse range of projects to conserve bat populations. We are part
of one of the most successful conservation movements in the world, supported by a network of members, volunteers,
academics and professionals.
- British Hedgehog Preservation Society -
The BHPS is a registered UK Charity dedicated to helping & protecting hedgehogs native to the UK (Erinaceus europaeus).
- British Naturalists Association -
The British Naturalists' Association was founded over 100 years ago with the sole aim of promoting the study
of all branches of Natural History and continues to do so to this day.
- British-Trees.com -
contains a wealth of reference material for all those interested in native british trees. So
whether your interest is in conservation or forestry feel free to dip in!
- British Trust for Conservation Volunteers -
BTCV is the UK's leading charity working with people to bring about positive environmental change.
- BWARS - Bees, Wasps & Ants Recording Society -
BWARS is the national society dedicated to studying and recording bees, wasps & ants (aculeate Hymenoptera)
in Britain & Ireland.
- Chigwell & Epping Forest Orienteering Club -
home page of the orienteering club which covers not only the Epping Forest area to the north-east
of London, but also the London boroughs of Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and also parts of West Essex and East Herts.
- Copped Hall Trust -
Copped Hall is a burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion situated in landscaped parklands which
are now part of the Epping Forest buffer lands.
- Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs -
Defra works for the essentials of life - water, food, air, land, people, animals and plants.
- British Dragonfly Society -
The British Dragonfly Society aims: to carry out and support research on dragonflies, to conserve dragonflies
and to engage the public with dragonflies and their wetland habitats.
- English Nature -
The Government agency set up by the Environment Protection Act 1990 to champion the conservation
of wildlife, geology and wild places in England.
- Envirolink -
A non-profit organization which provides access to thousands of online environmental resources.
- Epping Forest District Museum -
The museum tells the story of the people who have lived and worked in this part of west Essex from
the earliest inhabitants to the present.
- Epping Forest Outdoor Group -
The Epping Forest Outdoor Group was formed over 50 years ago as a Group for those people who want to do a range of activities in the outdoors. We don't specialise but will try nearly anything.
- Essex Field Club -
A society for wildlife enthusiasts and people with an interest in the natural history and geology of Essex.
- Forestry Commission -
The Goverment department responsible for foresty in England and Scotland.
- Friends of Dagnam Park -
A group supporting Dagnam Park, Harold Hill, Essex.
- Friends of Epping Forest -
The Friends of Epping Forest was formed to represent the varied interests of all sections of the public who appreciate and use Epping Forest.
- Friends of Swaines Green -
Swaines Green consists of three fields of meadowland and woodland, situated on the outskirts of Epping. The site, which has never been intensively farmed, is rich in flora and fauna.
- Field Studies Council -
The Field Studies Council (FSC) is a pioneering educational charity committed to bringing
environmental understanding to all. The FSC run the
Epping Forest Field Centre
at High Beach.
- Essex Wildlife Trust -
A charity that exists to secure a better future for the wildlife and people of Essex.
- Garden Furniture: Creative ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle -
Enjoying your garden can be a great activity, particularly when you know you have created your stylish furnishings
from common materials — reducing, recycling, and reusing products that would have otherwise been tossed out as waste.
- Hainault Forest -
Everything you could want to know about Hainault Forest.
- Harlow Conservation Volunteers -
A group of volunteers who work for nature conservation in and around Harlow. Our aim is to improve the environment for wildlife, nature conservation, and recreation and to improve public access to the countryside.
- The Hills Amenity Society -
The Hills Amenity Society was formed in 1972 as a result of the interest shown by local residents
in their environment. Its aims are to preserve, protect, develop and improve features of both
historic and public interest, and to promote higher standards of planning and design, in keeping
with existing amenities and the rural character of the area.
- Land of the Fanns -
The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is a 5 year programme seeking to restore, discover
and celebrate one of the last remaining landscapes of London as it once was.
- Little Belhus Country Park -
Little Belhus, in the south west of Essex, is an ambitious project to turn 86 hectares of former landfill
into a country park.
- London Natural History Society -
1,300 members whose activities range from the social to the scientific.
- London Wildlife Trust -
The London Wildlife Trust fights to sustain and enhance the capital's natural heritage to create
a city richer in wildlife.
- Naturenet -
Naturenet is a voluntary enterprise to provide a good online resource for practical nature conservation
and countryside management. We are based in the UK, and most of the information available on Naturenet
relates to the UK, particularly England.
- North East London Ramblers -
With a membership of about five hundred from all ages and walks of life. The group aims to offer
a walk on each Saturday of the year except over Christmas.
- Plantlife -
Plantlife is Britain's premier wild plant charity.
- Ramblers Association -
Britain's biggest organisation working for walkers, a registered charity with 139,000 members across
England, Scotland and Wales. We've been looking after Britain's footpaths and defending its beautiful
countryside for more than 65 years.
- Royal Society for the Protection of Birds -
working for a healthy environment rich in birds and wildlife.
- The Conservation Volunteers -
The Conservation Volunteers help hundreds of thousands of people each year to reclaim local
green places. Through our own environmental projects and through our network of 2,000 community
groups, we see people - every day, and all across the UK – taking responsibility for their own
- The Mammal Society -
The Society works to protect British mammals, halt the decline of threatened species, and advise on all issues affecting British Mammals. We study mammals, identify the problems they face and promote conservation and other policies based on sound science.
- Thames Chase Community Forest -
Thames Chase Community Forest encompasses countryside in Barking and Dagenham, Brentwood, Havering and
Thurrock. Within its boundaries there has been a concerted effort, over the last 25 years to re-generate
despoiled landscape and enhance the natural environment for the benefit of local people and wildlife.
- Tree Surgeon -
We connect you with trained and professional tree surgeons that are local to you. It’s often a good idea to
contact a few tree surgeons in your area. We do all the hard work for you, and send you up to 4 free quotes from
local arborists. They also have listings of
Wildlife Conservation Groups.
- Wanstead Wildlife -
The Wanstead Wildlife website is designed to provide information about some of the wildlife to be found in and around Wanstead, which is in the south of Epping Forest and about 7 miles east of the City of London.
- Wild About Britain -
An education charity that promotes all aspects of wildlife, the environment and conservation throughout the British Isles. The web site includes an online gallery, newspaper, forums and events calendar, together with a comprehensive directory of clubs and societies across the UK.
- Wild About Gardens -
This project aims to increase understanding of the significance of local wildlife character, celebrate what garden owners are already doing to support wildlife in their area, and build on existing research into the wildlife potential of domestic gardens.
Anyone who gardens has the opportunity to make a difference and 'Wild About Gardens' aims to give everyone the advice, inspiration and local knowledge they need to help maximise the potential of their garden nature reserves.
- Wild Essex -
Excellent site listing many places to visit, walks and wildlife in Essex. Tips for wildlife friendly gardening are also available.
- Woodland Trust -
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading conservation charity
dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage.