Conservation & Nature Society


Welcome to a new term! 

 Our upcoming events are:

  • Bird walk at Attenborough Wednesday 16th Feb. 1:15pm meeting at Portland steps (lakeside): We will be visiting Attenborough Nature Reserve for a guided bird walk from Neil, a local bird expert. We will be getting the bus together, or you can meet us there at the visitors center at 2:30. Please bring binoculars or bird books if you have them. Tea/ coffee and biscuits will be available as usual. 

  • Stonebridge Farm Wednesday 20th Feb. 9am-3pm. Meeting at portland steps (lakeside) or you can meet us at the farm at 9:45. Please SIGN-UP on the link below!! There are limited spaces on this event. We will be assisting with general runnning of the farm and will get the opportunity to meet some of the resident animals. Please bring lunch and warm outdoor clothes. Tea/cofffee and biscuits will be provided as ususal :) 

Please join us for our AGM on the 20th March!

The Photography competition has now closed, look out for the winners and our 2019 calander soon!

Sessions typically last 2-3 hours but feel free to drop in or come for however long you want. 


If you enjoy nature and wish to help preserve it, or if you are simply looking for a fun and social outdoors activity, Consoc is for you!

Consoc is a student-run group that works together with local and national organisations in order to conserve our local green spaces. We visit Sites of Special Scientific Interest, nature reserves, parks and woodland. We adopt a hands-on approach for the betterment of the local environment and provide our members with an opportunity to gain valuable volunteer experience. We organise one-off trips to new sites as well as frequently revisiting ongoing projects - seeing the difference our work is making is very rewarding.

Besides our weekly practical sessions, we also hold events at weekends such as bird walks and nature food trails, and run a variety of socials from pub meets to bowling and film nights. We also run several weekends away each year, for example to the Peak District where we work in the hills with the Park Rangers!

Come and try a session at any time of the year! No membership required for the first few sessions! 

See the links down the left for more details about our Wednesday Sessions, our Community Garden and Trips away.







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Activities Officers
James Childs Hunt
Assistant Garden Coordinator
Sonja Elizabeth Bottomer
Community Garden Coordinator
Jake Andrew Sutcliffe
Development Co-ordinator
Mary Somerville
General Secretary
Alice Elizabeth Davidson
Outreach Officer
Rajan Aaran Singh Jandu
Hannah Smith
Samuel John Stewart-Maggs
Refreshments Coordinator
Caitlin Marie Harrigan
Session Coordinator
Hannah Louise Rais
Shea Mellor
Emily Brown