OBG is a voluntary ‘not for profit’ group formed in 1988. We work to to protect badgers in Oxfordshire by:
If you want to get actively involved or support our work please contact and join us.
With its’ distinctive black and white striped face, the European badger (Meles meles) is probably the most easily recognised British mammal. Most people rarely
have the privilege of seeing a live badger; possibly because badgers are nocturnal and extremely secretive creatures. Badgers are found in both urban and rural areas across
Due to the risk of wildlife crime, information on the location of badger setts and badger activity is considered highly confidential. OBG will only ever disclose information for authorised, professional reasons for the benefit of badgers.
Badgers and their setts are protected from harm or distubance by law yet they are far from safe. The main threats to badgers are:
Crossing the road (RTAs)
Setts and habitats lost to development
Please contact OBG if you have any concerns. We do not provide an emergency service but will be glad to advise.