Stiperstones Bird Walk – Sunday 6th June 2021

Join us to look for the special birds in our spectacular area Sunday, 6 June 2021 at 9.30am (finish around 12.30pm). Mainly heathland birds, including Buzzard, Red Kite, Kestrel, Red Grouse, Lapwing, Curlew, Cuckoo, Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Tree Pipit, Whinchat,...

Annual Bird Survey – 2021

We are planning to repeat our annual bird survey, carried out each year since 2004. The Bird Report for 2020 was sent to Bird Group members last year UOWG Bird Report 2020 Participants in previous years have been asked to help again. We need new surveyors. A leaflet...

Annual Public Meeting – 2021

We have not been able to hold an Annual Public Meeting this year. We have produced an Annual Report 2020, and sent it to all members UOWG Short Report 2020 We asked all members if anyone wanted to stand for the committee, or wanted to volunteer to join it. No...

Invasive Plants Project

In each year between 2015 and 2019 the Upper Onny Wildlife Group has been awarded a grant by the Shropshire Hills AONB to survey the Rivers East and West Onny for two species of invasive exotic plants: Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed and then to implement...

Windy Corner Appeal Success

Thank you to everyone who helped to raise over £10,000 to buy 1 ha (approx. 2.5 acres) of grassland adjoining the existing Stiperstones National Nature Reserve. Although only a small extension, the area is strategically placed between the heathlands of The...

Curlew Recovery Project Appeal

The Upper Onny Wildlife Group has launched an appeal for funds to continue the monitoring of curlew nests to determine the fate of eggs laid and the causes of losses of eggs and chicks. Please see the Curlew Recovery Appeal page. UOWG supported the Curlew Recovery...