Community Resources


Hedge brown (Craig Blackwell)

Hedge brown (Craig Blackwell)

Case Studies from Local Environment Groups

Some local groups have kindly shared their experiences of particular projects to support other local groups:

  1.  Getting outside help for their ambitious conservation project on old allotments off Iffley Road in Oxford – Oxford Urban Wildlife Group.
  2. How a  management plan can give a focus for the group’s work – Mill Meadows.
  3.  A Month by Month Action Plan –  Woodcote Conservation Group.
  4.  The value of Deadwood – Kirtlington Wildlife and Conservation Group.
  5. Introducing yellow rattle (Rhinanthus minor L.) to enhance biodiversity in an ungrazed flood meadow –  Hurst Water Meadow.

Managing gardens and small spaces for wildlife

  1. Amphibians
  2. Birds
  3. Wildlife_on_allotments
  4. Reptiles
  5. Minibeasts
  6. Focus on Bats
  7. Mammals
  8. Moths_butterflies
  9. Composting
  10. Garden_ponds
  11. Pollinators – Dr Judy Webb, freelance ecologist, species recorder and member of Oxford City Council’s Pollinator Advisory Group, is developing a series of downloadable advice sheets for people  wanting to plant for pollinators in a variety of situations. These can be found on her website where you can follow links to get advice on planting for bees and all sorts of other pollinators .


If you would like advice from a professional Ecologist. Search CIEEM website or email for information.