Cambridgeshire Science and Environment in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Cambridgeshire Science and Environment

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Sixteen-hectare garden housing a collection of over 10,000 labeled plant species. Offers a guide for visitors, and to their specialised collections.

Cambridgeshire Bat Group

Describes this group's approach to bat conservation in Cambridgeshire and offers information on group events.

Cambridgeshire Environmental Education Service

Works with local schools on environmental issues; includes details of residential and visitor centres plus curriculum and teacher resources.

The Great Fen Project

Aims to restore over 3000 hectares of fenland habitat between Huntingdon and Peterborough. Includes a description, news and progress, and visitor information.

Linton Zoological Gardens

A well stocked zoo with the emphasis on conservation and education. Details of the animals and creatures plus opening times and location.

The Magog Trust

Details work on creating an area for conservation and informal recreation on the Gog Magog hills just south of the boundary of Cambridge. Features monthly bird reports, newsletters and information on the area's archaeology and history.

Nature in Cambridgeshire

Details of an annual journal on local natural history. Includes a history, index, and ordering instructions.

Nene Park Trust

Caring for this park, which lies to the West of Peterborough; includes information on events, wildlife and recreation. neneparktrust

Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

The Friends of the reserve provide a visitors' guide, with background on the wildlife and habitats, archaeology and history, and their conservation projects.

Reach Community Solar Farm Ltd

Built a community solar farm near Reach. The solar farm is owned and run by a co-operative of local people, and generates enough clean, green electricity to power 50 houses - about half the village.

Wicken Fen

Unofficial site offers details of trails through Wicken Fen plus a round up of its plants and animals.

Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve

The National Trust provides extensive information for visitors to the reserve, with details of its flora, fauna, social history and archaeology. Also contains information on management of the reserve.

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