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Every weekend on BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC Radio Oxford we broadcast a Smartphone Safari. Listen along as we explore some of our fantastic reserves and introduce you to the wildlife you can see. 

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Latest news about wildlife issues, what we're doing and how you can get involved…

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  • Wildlife groups take action for water voles on the River Misbourne

    Thursday 14th December, 2017

    Improving the River Misbourne for water voles, Credit Wild Trout Trust

    The River Misbourne in south Buckinghamshire is being transformed into a wildlife-friendly habitat, thanks to the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust working with the Wild Trout Trust, Environment Agency, Buckinghamshire County Council and Groundwork South along with local conservation volunteers.

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  • The Very Hot Snowman is coming to town!

    Thursday 14th December, 2017

    The Very Hot Snowman, a special holiday film produced by the Climate Coalition with renowned photographer Rankin and voiced by singer Liam Gallagher uses the magic of winter to tell the story of the global problems caused by climate change.

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  • Vine House Farm wildlife photography library freely available online

    Thursday 14th December, 2017

    Kingfisher in the snow. Credit Nicholas Watts, Vine House Farm

    Nicholas Watts MBE, owner of conservation award-winning Vine House Farm, is making his entire wildlife photography library freely available online with all images totally royalty-free.

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  • Drivers urged to slow down to avoid collisions with cattle

    Monday 11th December, 2017

    Cattle on Greenham Common

    The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and West Berkshire Council are calling on drivers to slow down and take extra care when driving at night on Burys Bank Road, Greenham. Since the end of October, three cattle have been injured as a result of collisions

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  • Wild Links app brings nature of West Berkshire to your mobile phone

    Monday 4th December, 2017

    The new Wild Links app, launched by the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust this month, brings the beautiful wildlife of West Berkshire onto your mobile phone.

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  • Discovering Nature Together in Thatcham

    Wednesday 29th November, 2017

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is launching its new Discovering Nature Together trails on Monday 18 December at the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham.

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  • December fun at Wildlife Trust’s College Lake nature reserve thanks to The National Lottery

    Wednesday 22nd November, 2017

    #ThanksToYou. On Monday 11 December the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust welcomes National Lottery players to the wonderful College Lake nature reserve for a special guided walk and complementary cream tea.

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  • How green is your business? Wildlife Trust and Saïd Business School event set to improve approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility.

    Tuesday 21st November, 2017

    Improving Approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility

    On Thursday 25 January, the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is hosting Turning Over a New Leaf – Improving Approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility in 2018 an innovative networking event at the Saïd Business School, Egrove Park, Oxford to give local businesses new ways of meeting their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) targets.

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  • Tiny creatures and tranquil landscapes in prize-winning photos

    Wednesday 25th October, 2017

    A copper-coloured butterfly on wild carrot flower, a lizard resting among heather and atmospheric woodlands are the prize-winning photographs in the third annual Oxford Festival of Nature Photography Competition. All the photographs were taken on the Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves, and show the beauty of wildlife in close-up as well as the tranquillity of landscapes.

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  • Carrier bag funding helps young nature explorers discover My Wild Neighbourhood

    Monday 23rd October, 2017

    Carrier bag funding from the Southern Co-op is helping families explore nature in My Wild Neighbourhood at Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre near Didcot, and the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham.

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