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Site last updated 27th September 2016


Warning

The Quagga Mussel has been found in UK waters.

The highly invasive Quagga mussel has been found in UK waters. It is a non-native species which should be reported.

Would you know what it looks like or where to report it.

Download the details in PDF form

HERE


The Great British Elm Experiment

The Conservation Foundation is attempting to unlock the mystery of why some trees survived Dutch Elm disease which wiped out over 25 million elms in the UK


To find out more visit their web site HERE



Our Mission

‘THE WEST BERKSHIRE COUNTRYSIDE SOCIETY EXISTS TO PROMOTE THE UNDERSTANDING, APPRECIATION AND CONSERVATION OF THE WEST BERKSHIRE COUNTRYSIDE BY ITS RESIDENTS AND VISITORS AND ALL OTHER GROUPS AND BUSINESSES INVOLVED IN ITS CARE AND MANAGEMENT. THE ORGANISATION WILL ALSO PROMOTE PRACTICAL WORK TO FURTHER THESE AIMS’.



Download the Summer edition of our quarterly newsletter “UPSTREAM”

HERE

You will need Adobe reader to read Upstream if you do not have Adobe reader you can access a free download on our Technical Articles page


Chairman’s Report to WBCS AGM - 26th May 2016


To download a copy of Kay Lacey’s report to the Society AGM on 26th May 2016 click HERE


VOTE FOR US!!!


Skipton Building Society runs a scheme called ‘Grass Roots Giving’ which provides grants of  £500 to voluntary organisations all over the country. West Berkshire Countryside Society put in a bid for funds to provide new tools and to help publish our new book ‘What’s in a West Berkshire Wood’.  There were hundreds of entries across the country and only 32 have been short-listed in the South East Area. West Berkshire Countryside Society is one of those!!


  We now have to gather votes for our bid, so please go online to www.skiptongrg.co.uk . Select ‘Grassroots Giving 2016’ and open the HOME page. click on    “Voting Now Open” .




This brings up a map. Click on South East. This brings up a table of the short-listed groups, click on No. 28 West Berkshire Countryside Society!! Scroll to the bottom and VOTE FOR US !!!

  

   Get partners, children, friends, neighbours – anyone you know – to vote!!!!


Voting Closes on 14th October