We are the Local Environment Group for the area around Prestwood in Buckinghamshire, including Great Missenden,
The Hampdens, The Kingshills, North Dean and Speen

Our Aims

We aim to protect and enhance the quality of the natural environment through the involvement of local people.

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Protecting Our Environment Registered charity No. 1114685

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Prestwood Nature The Local Environment Group for the Prestwood Area


Xanthoria parietina

Just 30 species have been recorded so far, awaiting a fuller study of the lichens.  The more interesting examples tend to be found on the bark of the oldest trees, especially oak.

Right, is Xanthoria parietina, the colourful pollution-tolerant common lichen of rocks and trees.