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BMIG - British Myriapod and Isopod Group

Promotes the study of millipedes, centipedes and woodlice; includes identification guides and distribution maps, details of their recording scheme, publications, and contacts.

Earthworm Society of Britain

Encourages the conservation of earthworms and their habitats, and works to raise awareness of their role in the natural environment; with details of membership, identification and recording resources, events, and projects.

East of Scotland Association for Wildfowling & Conservation

Serving wildfowlers living in south-east and east-central Scotland. Includes details of membership and a newsletter.

First Nature

A photo and identification guide to the wildlife, trees and wild flowers of the UK, with a particular focus on Wales; also includes a directory of nature reserves and other wildlife sites in Wales. firstnature1

GB Non-Native Species Secretariat

Organisation which has responsibility for helping to coordinate the approach to invasive non-native species in Great Britain.

Great British Wildlife

Where to watch wildlife with nature reserves, local groups and events listings. Wildlife forum, competitions, and articles.

Highland Foundation for Wildlife

Dedicated to wildlife conservation and research, with a special emphasis on reintroducing or restoring populations of rare, vulnerable or lost species; includes details of their projects and contacts.

Introduced Species

Focuses on flora and fauna of the British isles that have been introduced, whether by accident or design, since the year 1700. Gives outline facts and photograph of each species.


Open University initiative which allows users to post photographs of animals, plants and fungi they cannot identify; others uses may then attempt to identify and comment.


Window onto life on a rural farm on the Yorkshire and Lancashire border in the UK.

Lancashire and Cheshire Fauna Society

Aims to record and publish data on all the faunal groups that occur in the region; includes details of membership, publications, and contacts, with sections on butterflies, dragonflies, mammals, and the birds of Lancashire and North Merseyside.

Mammals, Amphibians & Reptiles of Northern Ireland

Species distribution data for the wildlife of Northern Ireland held electronically at the Ulster Museum, with identification aids (photos, habitat information, sound files, and tracks and signs).

National Wildlife Crime Unit

A police-led multi-agency unit with the UK wide remit for Wildlife Crime. Information about their service, priorities, case studies, and news.

Natural History Museum: Insects and Spiders

Features insect and spider identification guides plus articles and information on insects in science.

Northwestern Naturalists' Union

A federation of local natural history societies and branches of national organisations which promotes an interest in natural history throughout the north west of England.

Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (PAW)

A multi-agency body providing opportunities for statutory and non-Government organisations to work together to combat wildlife crime. With resources, news, and contacts.

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Champions nature conservation throughout the country, with a network of reserves, local groups, local and national campaigns, and a project to reintroduce beavers in Mid-Argyll. https://www.facebook.com/scottishwildlifetrust ScotWildlife


Official site of the BBC's popular Springwatch programme, with many interactive features. http://www.facebook.com/BBCSpringwatch bbc_springwatch

UK Safari

Offers an extensive range of galleries to aid in the identification of Britain's flora and fauna.

The Wild Trout Trust

Dedicated to the protection and survival of the Brown Trout, and its natural habitat; includes information about their conservation projects, news, events, and membership.

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

Transcript of the complete statute.

Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Formed to study and record the wildlife of the historic county of Yorkshire; provides details of membership, publications, and their programme of meetings, excursions, and events.

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