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.

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Protecting Our Own Environment Registered charity No. 1114685

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Xanthoria parietina

Just 30 species have been recorded so far, awaiting a fuller study of the lichens.  The more interesting examples tend to be found on the bark of the oldest trees, especially oak.

Right, is Xanthoria parietina, the colourful pollution-tolerant common lichen of rocks and trees.