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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Mosses & Liverworts

Common Extinguisher Moss




Like the lichens, the mosses of our area have so far lacked really serious study, with only 53 species recorded.  The more interesting ones so far have been found at Perks Lane Picnic Site. 





Common Liverwort, male thalli



The Common Liverwort (right) grows in plenty in the grounds of Missenden Abbey.