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WildLife Walk & Tea at the Lakes

Monday 27th May 2019 2 - 5pm Join the Wildlife Walk from Abingdon Marketplace to Thrupp Lake. Starting at 2pm, you can walk to the lakes or join us there for tea and cakes. You will be able to visit two of the filled pits which are normally f ...Read More


Earth Trust 6 Month report : August 2018 to January 2019

Report provided by the Earth Trust, covering activity at Radley Lakes for the second half of 2018. Includes an overview of notable species, community activity, habitat management and surveys. Download PDF here. ...Read More


ten years of success

Preserving the lakes was a tremendous achievement by the Save Radley Lakes campaign. I think we can also be very proud of what Friends of Radley Lakes has achieved since then. Once the campaign had been won, it would have been very easy to have wo ...Read More


Abingdon Naturalists Society Surveys

Abingdon Naturalists Society have attached lists of plants they found on four visits to the ash pits - April to August. Nine Abingdon Naturalist (ABNATS) Volunteers concentrated mainly on Pit H/I, dividing it notionally into 8 habitat areas with s ...Read More


Barton Fields Wildlife Site

Abingdon Naturalists Society has been caring for Barton Fields since it was designated as a Jubilee Wildlife Site in 2013. Situated north of the Thames, upstream of Abingdon Weir, the 17-acre site has a mosaic of habitats including g ...Read More


Destruction of the Bird Hide at Thrupp Lake

Unfortunately, since the last newsletter was sent out, the bird hide at Thrupp Lake has been burned down by vandals. The hide provided shelter and a good view of the birds on the islands close by and was much used. It is very sad that youngsters s ...Read More