County Recorders
Birds
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9 Devon Drive
Biggleswade
Bedfordshire
SG18 0FJ
Tel: 07979 606300
email
Bryophytes
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Bugs (Heteroptera)
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15 Park Hill
Toddington
Dunstable
LU5 6AW
Tel: 01525 872174
email
Bumblebees
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Clova Cottage
8 Mill Lane
Clophill
Bedfordshire
MK45 4BX
Tel: 01525 860391
Mobile: 07751 356094
email
Butterflies
Joint recorders, contact either:
Picture of a butterfly to indicate the recording group. Links to Beds Butterflies website Peter Glenister
2 Sutton Gardens,
Luton,
LU3 3AF
Tel: 01582 524994
email

Keith Balmer
6 Salcombe Close
Bedford
MK40 3BA
Tel: 01234 304741
email
Crustacea
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3 Marquis Hill
Shillington
SG5 3HD
Tel: 01462 711371
email
Dragonflies
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25 Alwins Field
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 2UF
Tel: 01525 372477
email
Fish
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19 Midway
Pavenham Park
Pavenham
MK43 7PJ
Tel: 01234 822603
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Flowering Plants, Ferns & Fern Allies
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Swan House
Dodford
Northampton
NN7 4SX,
Tel: 01327 560028
email
Fungi
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email
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Geology and Palaeontology
Picture of an ammonite to indicate the recording group Janet Munro
85 Leafields
Houghton Regis
Dunstable
LU5 5LU
Tel: 07939 957794
Work: 01234 720016
email
Grasshoppers and Crickets
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47 Howes Drive
Marston Moretaine
Bedfordshire
MK43 0FD
Tel: 07827 440394
email
Hoverflies
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14 East Hatley
Sandy
Bedfordshire
SG19 3JA
Tel: 01767 650688
email
Hymenoptera (except bumblebees)
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c/o RSPB
The Lodge
Potton Road
Sandy
SG19 2DL
email
Lacewings and Allies
Picture of a lacewing to indicate the recording group Melissa Banthorpe
32 Long Close
Lower Stondon
Bedfordshire
SG16 6JS
Home: 01462 850753
Mobile: 07885 159380
email
Lichens
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4 The Meadows
Flitwick
Bedford
MK45 1XQ
Mobile: 07521 854683
email
Mammals (except Bats)
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88 Eastmoor Park
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 1BP
Tel: 01582 712604
email
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Mammals (Bats)
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30 Park Street
Ampthill
MK45 2LR
Tel: 01525 403951
email
Meteorology
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17 East Hills
Cranfield
MK43 0EA
Tel: 01234 750 421
email
Molluscs
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The Rectory
8 Rectory Close
Clifton
Bedfordshire
SG17 5EL
Tel: 01462 615499
email
Moths (Macro & Micro)
Picture of a moth to indicate the recording group Andy & Melissa Banthorpe
32 Long Close
Lower Stondon
Bedfordshire
SG16 6JS
Home: 01462 850753,
Mobile: 07885 159380
email
Reptiles and Amphibians
Picture of a reptile to indicate the recording group Helen Muir-Howie
"Vivarium"
19 Molivers Lane
Bromham
MK43 8JT
Tel: 01234 306524
email
Sawflies
Picture of a sawfly to indicate the recording group Andrew Green
65 Renhold Road
Wilden
Bedfordshire
MK44 2PX
Tel: 01234 772555
email
Spiders and Harvestmen
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142 Selbourne Road
Luton
LU4 8LS
Tel: 01582 516992
email
Weevils
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18 Staveley Road
Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU6 3QQ
Tel: 01582 661328
email
Honorary Officers
Chairman
Dr Wilf Powell
18 Staveley Road
Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU6 3QQ
Tel: 01582 661328
email
Secretary
Betty Cooke
41 Shefford Road
Clifton
Shefford
SG17 5RQ
Tel: 01462 851954
email
Treasurer
Michael Bird
69 Cotefield Drive
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 3DN
Tel: 01525 375771
email
Journal Editor
Rosemary Brind
21 Waterloo Road
Bedford
MK40 3PQ
Tel: 01234 402709
email
Membership Secretary
Mary Sheridan
28 Chestnut Hill
Linslade
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 2TR
Tel: 01525 378245
email
Scientific Secretary
Position Vacant
Please contact Wilf Powell if interested, or wish to suggest someone for the role
Other Council Members
Council Member
Graham Bellamy
Contact details as for Crustacea Recorder above.
Council Member
Events Programme organiser
Sheila Brooke
18 Park Hill
Toddington
Dunstable
LU5 6AW
Tel: 01525 873396
Council Member
Martin Day
Mill House Nurseries,
Houghton Conquest,
Bedford
MK45 3NF
Tel: 01234 740381
Council Member
John Pitts
21 Elm Grove
Toddington
Bedfordshire
LU5 6BJ
Tel: 01525 874615
email
Council Member
Ian Woiwod
South Lodge,
Cockayne Hatley
Sandy
Bedfordshire
SG19 2EA
Tel: 01767 631416
email
Non-council Roles
Nature Table curator
Julia Powell
Tel: 01582 661328
email
Newsletter (Wild About Beds) Editor
Heather Webb
c/o The Wildlife Trust,
Priory Country Park Visitor Centre
Barkers Lane
Bedford,
MK41 9DJ
Tel: 01234 364213
email
YounGnats Webmaster
BNHS Webmaster (not YounGnats)
Hugh Griffiths
email