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Birders Against Wildlife Crime

An independent, volunteer-led, campaign group set up in 2014 by a group of experienced birders and conservationists.

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.

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.

Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue

Small charity that treat, care and rehabilitates all wildlife that comes into the centre.

Hawk and Owl Trust

National UK charity working for wild birds of prey at their habitats.

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.

National Wildlife Crime Unit

Latest public news and assists organisations in the prevention and detection of wildlife crime.

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.

Revive the Wye

An initiative to protect and improve the natural environment of the River Wye.

RSPB - Working With The Law

Explains more about how the RSPB works with the law and has influenced decisions.


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.

Wild Maidenhead

Celebrate, support and protect wild things and wild places in and around Maidenhead.

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.

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