Hainault Forest Website

Written, Designed and with Photographs by Brian Ecott

Links to Complementary Websites

BIRD WATCHING IN REDBRIDGE  

Daniel Erickson-Hull's blog of bird watching in Redbridge with observations in Fairlop, Wanstead and Hainault etc.

BRITISH LEAFMINERS

BRITISH PLANT GALL SOCIETY  

For those with interests in Plant Galls.

CHIGWELL AND EPPING FOREST ORIENTEERING CLUB

 ESSEX BOTANY AND MYCOLOGY GROUPS  

Aids to identification and distribution maps

ESSEX FIELD CLUB 

The oldest and best Natural History Society in Essex.

The Essex Field Club were closely associated with Hainault Forest and the re-afforestation plans in 1902. Frequent field meetings are held in the forest.

EPPING FOREST CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS

Actively involved in the Conservation and Management of Epping Forest. Help maintain diversity by undertaking practical tasks on important sites, especially threatened areas such as ponds, bogs, heaths and grasslands.

ESSEX KITE GROUP often meet in Hainault Country Park.

ESSEX WILDLIFE TRUST

Part of Hainault Forest lies within Essex

FORESTS AND CHASES OF ENGLAND AND WALES c. 1000 to c. 1850

FRIENDS OF EPPING FOREST

A strong and active Friends group, representing the varied interests of all sections of the public who appreciate and use Epping Forest.

LADYBIRD AND BEETLE SURVEYS

Paul Mabbott's website of Ladybird and Beetle surveys for The London Natural History Society and The Essex Field Club.

LAMBOURNE CENTRE For outdoor learning.

LONDON BIODIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP

'By producing an Action Plan for Biodiversity, London is giving a lead to other World Cities - not only in making its own particular contribution to conservation of global diversity, but in demonstrating that nature is a vital ingredient in the quality of life of city dwellers.'

LONDON NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Hainault Forest is in the catchment area.

LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST   

Covers Hainault Forest in Redbridge.

OLD LAMBOURNE

Modern photographs of Lambourne village and Church history. 1841 Tithes,  War memorial inscriptions, Poaching, Lopping, Grave robbing and other crimes

R.A.F. FAIRLOP

The airfield was situated on the site of Kingswood, until 1851 part of Hainault Forest.

TREES OF LONDON

Dedicated to teaching people how to identify trees and showing where examples can be found in London.

WANSTEAD WILDLIFE

The History and Wildlife of Wanstead.

WREN CONSERVATION GROUP

Conservation, walks in Wanstead