For general enquiries or to report problems with badgers please visit our 'contacts' page.
Please report sightings or setts outside Oxfordshire via the Badger Trust website.
DO NOT use this form to report emergencies such as an injured badger needing rescue or a crime in
Please give an accurate location. We recommend using Grid Reference Finder , what3words or other mobile geo-locator app. We know it is sometimes difficult to be
precise, especially when driving at speed. It helps to describe nearby landmarks and give any other information that would help someone find the place you are
Please report sightings as soon as possible. Our volunteeers may need to go out and check the area. This is specially important during the breeding season
(December - June) as there may be orphaned cubs.
If you find a live, injured badger needing rescue call:
Debbie on 07748 086915 - Our emergency information page is here.
Use this form to report any badger setts and '1st time' live badger sightings. This information is vital to our work protecting badger sett locations and their
habitats. With all the development planned for Oxfordshire and the badger cull it is important that we know where badgers are to be found. The data also helps us
estimate badger populations and to be able to respond when problems arise.
Please give an accurate location. We recommend using Grid Reference Finder , what3words or other mobile geo-locator app. It helps if you can also describe nearby landmarks, access
conditions and give any other information that would help someone find the sett as easily as possible. (e.g. after crossing the stream, to the right of the
footpath heading east, under the oak tree).
Badger related wildlife crime or suspicious activity can take many forms, including badger persecution, or interfering with their setts and their habitats.
It is essential that you directly report the incident to the police as they will not act on our information alone. When reporting crime locations use what3words where possible.
If it is a crime in progress please ring 999 and ensure you stay safe. If you find evidence after the event please use the non-emergency number 101. Always obtain
a crime reference number.
We also ask that you report the incident via the Badger Trust Crime report form.
Oxfordshire Badger Group liaises closely with the Badger Trust Crime officer & local wildlife crime officers. We will gladly provide local support and advice.
Contact us by completing this form or email OBG@OxonBadgerGroup.org.uk . Visit our
website for more information.
Oxfordshire Badger Group (OBG) is a registered charity (England and Wales no. 1186850). We can be contacted by email at: OBG@OxonBadgerGroup.org.uk or at 29 Webbs Way, Kidlington, OX5 2EW. We will keep your
personal data confidential. It will not be used for marketing purposes or for purposes unrelated to your report. You will not be identified in any data used for
analysis or reporting of the charities' activities.
OBG needs your name and contact details in case we need to contact you to ask for more information or to provide follow-up information that may be of interest to
you. Your information will only be passed to the volunteer(s) dealing with your enquiry or report. This may involve passing your report or enquiry to the Badger
Trust or other local Badger group or rescue centre. All will treat your information in confidence.
OBG retains anonymised submission data on badger sightings (alive or dead), setts, crime reports and general enquiries for our records, reference and analysis. The
anonymised data may be shared with other bodies (including the Badger Trust, Thames Valley Environmental Centre (TVERC), and other professional bodies at our discretion.
If you have any questions or concerns about how we use your data do contact us.