Are you a fan of the 19th Century
scientist, Charles Darwin?
If so, this website is for you!
This website aims to draw together key publications, media and websites on Charles Darwin for the enthusiast.
•Help conserve Hang Grove fields, High Elms Estate,
Keston Common and other places of interest to
on a site where Darwin studied sundew and earthworms
Nature Reserve, where Darwin studied orchids
West Kent Golf Course Nature Reserve, where Darwin
studied autumn gentian and other species
•Help out the Woodland Trust at Blackbush Shaw and Twenty Acre Shaw
•Volunteer your time in the grounds and house where Darwin spent forty years of his life with English Heritage
•Join the Orpington Field Club to survey for various plants and animals in the area
•Survey for birds with the RSPB (Bromley Branch)
•Got some wildlife records you’d like adding to the local ecological database? Contact GIGL (Greenspace Information for Greater London)
•Join in with surveys and other conservation work with Shropshire Wildlife Trust
•Work with Natural England to conserve Stiperstones
•Conserve the Long Mynd and other properties in the County with the National Trust
•Want to survey anything from bats to beetles? Visit the Shropshire Biodiversity Partnership webpages to find out about the different specialist flora and fauna groups active in the County
•Got some wildlife records you’d like adding to the local ecological database? Contact SEDN (Shropshire Ecological Database Network)
Would you like to volunteer your time to help survey and conserve the Downe & Shropshire landscapes Darwin held dear? Here are some ideas on how to get involved!