Bradford Urban Wildlife Group

recording, observing and protecting Bradford wildlife & habitats

Welcome to the BUWG site.

NEW FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2021! ENTER OUR URBAN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. PHOTOS TO BE TAKEN BETWEEN APRIL AND SEPTEMBER 2021. PRIZES TO BE WON. DETAILS HERE

Important information in response to Covid restrictions: our planned monthly meetings at Shipley library are cancelled for Spring 2021.

PLEASE CHECK ON THE EVENTS LINK ON THE LEFT OR MEETINGS PROGRAMME BELOW FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

Lockdown 3 is upon us - check out links to some online activities on our Local Events of Interest page here. SEE OUR TIPS FOR COPING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS.

Events are open to members

and to non-members for a small fee.

About BUWG

The group exists to promote interest in and conservation of wildlife and habitats in the Bradford area. 

A good example of our work is the creation and maintenance of a butterfly meadow on land at Shipley station, carried out in partnership with the Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation

LATEST film of Station meadow

New butterfly in Shipley meadow

"need to know" - More details on topics of interest 

 What is a Green Hairstreak?

What are neonicotinoids?

How can I garden for wildlife? When did you last wash your birdfeeders? 

Sty Lane - outline planning permission granted for more than 400 houses

Shipley redevelopment - ref 13/03792/maf

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moths flying tonight

help to identify your catch