There are conservation projects across Berkshire that rely on volunteers to manage habitats, create bird-watching facilities, help visitors etc. Here are a few; please follow the links for details:

Friends of Lavell’s Lake: manages habitats and hides at Dinton Pastures Country Park and at the nearby Lea Farm Lake. FOLL holds monthly work parties.

Theale Area Bird Conservation Group: manages habitats at Hosehill Lake (with BBOWT) and other sites in the lower Kennet. TABCG holds work parties on Saturdays. Contact Cathy McEwan for information

CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) holds work parties monthly on Wednesdays.


There are many surveys, organised by the Club and by the British trust for Ornithology that seek volunteer surveyors. Go to our Surveys page for information.