Local Wildlife and Geology Groups
Cotswold Fungus Group - organise regular fungus forays throughout the year, visiting a wide range of sites throughout north Wiltshire.
West of England Geologists' Association (WEGA) - promote a wider interest in the science of geology through organised lectures, field excursions and social activities.
Wessex Bryology Group - records bryophytes is sites across Wiltshire, Dorset, and parts of Somerset. A key aim of the group is to encourage those who are new to the subject to become more experienced and confident at identifying bryophytes.
Wiltshire Amphibian and Reptile Group (WARG) – record and promote the interests of the county’s snakes, lizards, newts, frogs and toads.
Wiltshire Badger Group - aims to promote the study, conservation and protection of badgers, and to take part in any activities, which will advance public education concerning badgers.
Wiltshire Bat Group - an informal organisation made up of dedicated individuals carrying out scientific studies and running bat conservation projects across the County.
Wiltshire Botanical Society (WBS) – arrange a full programme of outings to interesting sites in Wiltshire or neighbouring counties, the leader and members sharing their knowledge of plants.
Wiltshire Geology Group - established in the early 1980's WGG is a member of the Geology Trusts, a nation-wide, County based organisation committed to promoting and protecting geological diversity in both historic and new sites of geological interest. Follow their blog, and take a journey through geological history, charting the movement of our landmass and the creation of varying rock forms by visiting Rock Circus.
Wiltshire Mammal Group - formed in 2005 with the aim of improving mammal recording in Wiltshire, and in particular promoting Dormouse survey work.
Wiltshire Ornithological Society (WOS) - mission is to encourage and pursue the study, recording and conservation of birds in Wiltshire
Wiltshire Redd Recording Society - aim is to record the wild brown trout (Salmo trutta) nests, or 'redds' on the rivers of Wiltshire.