Some Useful links :-
http://www.arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk - Arnside and Silverdale AONB
http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/reserves/guide/l/leightonmoss/ - Leighton moss RSPB reserve
http://www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk - Cumbria Wildlife Trust
http://www.lancswt.org.uk/index.php - Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside.
http://www.lancasterbirdwatching.org.uk - Lancaster and District Birdwatching Society. Great for local sightings and events.
http://www.rspb.org.uk/groups/lancaster - RSPB Lancaster local group
http://heyshamobservatory.blogspot.co.uk - Heysham Bird Observatory
http://birdsincumbria.blogspot.co.uk - South Cumbria Birds
http://www.cumbria-butterflies.org.uk - Butterfly Conservation Cumbria branch
http://www.lancashiremoths.co.uk/ - Lancashire Moth Group. This group also runs a Facebook page and a Yahoo group.
http://www.northwesternnaturalistsunion.org.uk - North Western Naturalists Union
http://www.tulliehouse.co.uk -Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery trust
http://www.whatsinyourpond.org.uk/ ARGSL (Amphibian and Reptile Group of South Lancashire)
http://www.lara-project.org.uk/ LARA – Lancashire Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project
http://swiftsinthecommunity-cumbria.org.uk/ - Swifts in the Community Cumbria
http://www.birdguides.com/ -Birdguides - up to date Bird News from all round the UK
http://www.bto.org/ - British Trust for Ornithology. Get involved with the Bird Atlas 2007-11.
http://www.rspb.org.uk/ - RSPB
http://www.bsbi.org.uk/ - Botanical Society of the British Isles.
http://ukmoths.org.uk/ - UK Moths, Ian Kimber's website which is great for the ID of Moths
http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/ - Roger Phillips Fungi Website with over 3000 photos of nearly all the species in UK
http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk - A good site for Dragonflies for confirming species and sightings/locations from over parts of UK
http://www.bats.org.uk/ - Bat Conservation Trust
http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/ - Wildlife Trusts.
UK Tide Tables - Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, select your coastal town.
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust - WWT is devoted to all things relating to wildfowl
http://www.butterfly-conservation.org/ - Butterfly Conservation - including Butterfly ID
http://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/index.php - UK Butterflies
http://www.ladybird-survey.org - Information on Ladybirds, including ID
Bumblebee Identification - Natural History Museum site dealing with bumblebees
MapMate Recording and Mapping Software - An inexpensive but powerful tool for recording birds and other groups