Sharing environmental information in Berkshire and Oxfordshire

Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre

What we do

Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre (TVERC) is the Local Environmental Records Centre for Berkshire and Oxfordshire, dedicated to maintaining a comprehensive ecological information hub.

Learn more about us
beetle silhouette
©Martin Gascoigne-Pees

Share your records

Tell us about the wildlife you see and we’ll add it to our database. Your records could be used in local decision-making.

Share your records

Our services

We offer a comprehensive range of services, with the expertise to capture, store, organise, manage, query, share, edit, analyse, model, and visualise environmental data in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

Brown long-eared bats (Plecotus auritus)
©Ed Austin

Local Wildlife Sites

Local Wildlife Sites (LWS) are areas that include important and rare habitats and species.

Learn more about Local Wildlife Sites

Local Geological Sites

View our list of all the local geological sites in Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Learn more about Local Geological Sites

Our data

We aim to hold all available records about the plants, animals, habitats, and geological sites in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

Our database contains more than 4.8 million species records, including over 1,110,000 protected and notable species.

Explore our data hub
small bird with a yellow breast, black head and a white patch around the eyes, sitting on a tree branch
©Martin Gascoigne-Pees
Flower bug
©Helen Miller

Our projects

We have conducted projects across a wide range of topics. We have mapped great crested newt ponds in Oxfordshire and carried out baseline assessments of The Ridgeway. Find out about how we work and what we have discovered.

Read our case studies