The Upper Onny Wildlife Group formed in 2003 to work within the local community to find out more about local populations of Lapwing, Curlew, Skylark and other wildlife and to help in their conservation. Since 2003, we have extended our recording activities to encompass plants and other groups.
We cover a total area of about 126 square kilometres, between the Long Mynd and the Welsh Border (from just north of Bridges, Pennerley and Shelve, as far south as Horderley and Bishop’s Castle), including the parishes of Ratlinghope, Wentnor, Norbury, Myndtown, More and Lydham.
If you want any further information about events, or about the Group, or have information about the species that are found in the area, please contact:
Richard Keymer (Chairman) via the UOWG email UOWG@shropscwgs.org.uk
The 2020 Upper Onny Wildlife Group’s Annual Public Meeting was held on Monday 17th February. Our guest speaker was Peter Carty of the National Trust who talked about the special qualities of the area covered by the Stepping Stones project, and how the project will...
Unfortunately the heathland bird walk planned for 3rd May has been cancelled due to the continuing Covid-19 health measures.
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The Upper Onny Community Wildlife Group received financial support from the Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme, which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The lead organisation for the Scheme is the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership, and the Scheme is hosted by Shropshire Council. Please see www.stiperstonesandcorndon.co.uk