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River Thames SocietyThe Chiltern Society

Charity no.: 1085163

The Society aims to maintain the special qualities of the Chiltern Hills. It comprises several sub-groups, including Conservation Volunteers; Historic Works and Buildings; Rights of Way; Rivers and Wetlands; and Planning. The Conservation Volunteers teams often work in partnership with other local groups, undertaking tasks at the request of Parish Councils, local amenity groups, and private individuals.

Activities and services:

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  • Practical conservation opportunities e.g. pond, hedge restoration, etc and preservation of industrial archaeology
  • Site survey and practical advice
  • Meetings - occasional, advertised in local press and Chiltern News
  • Planning issues
  • Walks

Geographic coverage:

The Society works throughout the Chilterns. The contact listed covers the South Oxfordshire Chilterns

Key contacts:

Beryl Hunt, South Chiltern Conservation Volunteers, Copperfield, Reading Road, Goring on Thames, Reading RG8 0LL Tel: 01491 872795


For organisations that have a geographical coverage that stretches beyond Oxfordshire, the most accessible contact for Oxfordshire activities is listed. M - These groups run a membership subscription scheme, but will very often provide initial advice free of charge NL - Newsletter This Directory may not provide the total coverage of the activities of the groups listed. It concentrates on environmental and nature conservation activities. Disclaimer: Neither ONCF nor the Northmoor Trust can accept liability for any losses due to the inaccuracy of any information in this Directory.