Local societies


  • Basingstoke Canal Authority
    The Canal Centre, Mychett Place Road, Mychett, Surrey GU16 6DD
    Tel 01252 370073
  • British Butterfly Conservation Society
    Conservation of butterflies and moths. Indoor and field meetings.
    Surrey and S.W. London Group
    Tel 01372 272073 (Mr Ellis)
  • Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE)
    CPRE exists to promote the beauty, tranquillity and diversity of rural England by encouraging the sustainable use of land and other natural resources in town and country.
    The Institute, 67 High Street, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8AH
    Tel/Fax 01372 362720
  • Guildford Natural History Society
    Talks at the Guildford Institute (Ward Street) in winter. Walks all year round. Coach outings in summer. No specialist knowledge expected. Emphasis on enjoyment in good company.
    Tel 01483 893524 (Gwen Comerford)
  • Guildford & Woking Conservation Volunteers
    Conservation working parties.
    Michael Davis, P.O. Box 53, Woking, Surrey GU22 8YY
  • Horsell Common Preservation Society
    Conservation working parties. Annual guided walk.
    PO Box 53, Woking, GU21 4YU
    Tel 07860 712503 (Mr Paul Rimmer, Estates Manager)
  • Mayford Pond Group
    Conservation working parties.
    Tel 01483 747585 (Mr & Mrs Punch)
  • Old Woking Nature Conservation Group
    Conservation working parties.
    Tel 01483 770393 (Mr Kendall)
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds manages wildlife reserves, publishes information on birds and related matters and advises on conservation.
    Local Members' Groups hold indoor and field meetings and coach trips for bird watching.
    S.E. Regional Office
    Tel 01273 775333
    Guildford and District Members' Group
    Tel 01483 567041 (Mr Alan Bowen)
    North West Surrey Members' Group
    Tel 01932 858692 (Mrs Mary Braddock)
  • Surrey Bird Club
    Regular field meetings, species recording, annual Surrey bird report and bulletin.
    Information (01483) 429049 David Bassington
  • Surrey Wildlife Trust manages wildlife reserves. Runs indoor and field meetings, children's activities and conservation work parties. Woking Local Members Group organises talks and walks.
    School Lane, Pirbright, Woking, Surrey GU24 0JN
    Tel 01483 795440.
    email info@surreywt.org.uk
  • West Surrey Badger Group
    Protection of badgers, information and advice.
    Tel 01483 811989 (Dave Williams)
  • West SurreyNatural History Society
    Programme of indoor and field meetings covering all aspects of wildlife and the natural world.
    Tel 01483 223630 (Mr Ron Croucher)
  • Wey Navigation Office
    Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4RR
    Tel 01483 455056
  • Woking Countryside Forum
    An annual meeting between Councillors, Council officers, residents and representatives of environmental societies to discuss the Woking Countryside Strategy and other related matters.
    Contact Woking's Countryside Officer.
    Tel 01483 743424