The Nature Conservation Group for the Prestwood Area

About Prestwood Nature

We are the Nature Conservation Group for the area around Prestwood, including Great Missenden,
The Hampdens, The Kingshills, North Dean and Speen

Our Aims

Prestwood Nature aims to protect and enhance the quality of the natural environment through the involvement of local people.

Coming events

Protecting Our Own Environment Registered charity No. 1114685

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For more information see the Events Page

Welcome to Prestwood Nature

There is still time to enter our

URGENT!  Help needed at Angling Spring Wood.  

We urgently need more helpers at the Angling Spring Wood work party on Tuesday 19th September, 10:00 - 13:00.  Please see the Events Calendar for more details.

You just have to be 16 or under and have a camera or smartphone.

Pictures of any wildlife subject can be entered - trees,  plants,  animals,  birds,  insects.

You do not have to be a member of Prestwood Nature to enter but you must be 16 or younger when you took the picture.    For details of how to enter and for our full terms and conditions click here to go to our Photo Competition Page

Community Day

at Boug’s Meadow

Friday 22nd September 11:00 - 16:00

The Big Day for wildflower planting using the Co-op grant.

On Friday 22nd September, Chiltern Rangers will be scraping the topsoil in final preparation.

From 11am to 4pm, there will be a full programme of activity for all including raking, tilth preparation, seed scattering, plug planting, hay bashing for grasses (bring some hay if you like), coppicing and maybe even some scything.

Bird and bat boxes for youngsters.

Or you can just drop by and watch.

Saturday 7th October 2-4 pm

A walk around Prestwood led by Karen van Oostrum to see the many varied fruits, trees and plants that can be found in our hedgerows at this time of year

Ideal for families with children - free event!

Meet outside Prestwood Village Hall at 2pm

Wear suitable shoes for walking in the countryside and clothing appropriate for the October weather!

Please let us know if you are planning to come so that we do not go without you!

For more information phone Karen van Oostrum - 01494 256508 or email to or