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

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  • Thousands of people get closer to West Berkshire wildlife

    Monday 2nd July, 2018

    Greenham Common Control Tower

    A five-year project to connect local people with the beautiful landscapes of West Berkshire concluded last week with a celebration at the Greenham Control Tower on Greenham Common.

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  • More than 10 million special moments with nature during 30 Days Wild

    Saturday 30th June, 2018

    30 Days Wild

    This year’s 30 Days Wild is a record breaker. The challenge, which ends today, saw more participants than ever before. New analysis by The Wildlife Trusts show a 40 per cent increase on last year. The Wildlife Trusts estimate that over 350,000 people took part in this month’s national nature challenge, pledging to explore nature on their doorstep every day during June.

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  • BBOWT comments on HS2 Ltd's Green Corridor Vision

    Monday 25th June, 2018

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust welcomes the aspiration from HS2 Ltd to create a green corridor along the route of HS2, and we certainly hope that it will create more wildlife habitats, and integrate these with the wider landscape.

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  • Tesco Bags of Help for Next Stop Nature at Gerrards Cross railway station

    Monday 25th June, 2018

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative so that more butterflies and other pollinators can enjoy the wild flower areas at Gerrards Cross railway station.

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  • #WaveOfSupport a new campaign for 41 new Marine Conservation Zones

    Monday 25th June, 2018

    The Wildlife Trusts launched a new campaign – #WaveOfSupport – to give everyone the chance to campaign for 41 new Marine Conservation Zones around the English coast.

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  • Discover the wild outdoors in the green city: it’s the MK Festival of Nature!

    Monday 18th June, 2018

    Explore the wilder green spaces of Milton Keynes with wildlife experts to guide you on walks to discover bats and moths, find out where small mammals like shrews and voles live, create your own mini-nature garden, visit the Floodplain Forest Nature Reserve and the beautiful Little Linford Wood.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts host the first ever Big Wild Weekend!

    Monday 11th June, 2018

    Experience the magic of sitting in your own bird’s nest, take an exhilarating all-night moonlit ramble, hunt for glow worms, build dens or join a seashore safari! Wildlife Trusts across the UK are offering hundreds of nature-tastic events during the first ever Big Wild Weekend on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June.

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  • Client or Supplier Earth? Replenishing nature's bank to sustain business

    Wednesday 6th June, 2018

    Replenishing nature’s bank to sustain businesses is essential for the UK economy, says the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust, which is hosting a special Investors in Wildlife event on 28 June in Reading for local business people.

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  • Stars back 30 Days Wild national nature challenge

    Wednesday 30th May, 2018

    30 Days Wild

    55,000 people, and rising, sign up to go wild in June as naturalists, TV presenters and authors back The Wildlife Trusts’ 30 Days Wild national nature challenge to do something ‘wild’ every day during June.

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  • Green watchdog consultation launched today

    Thursday 10th May, 2018

    Today the Government has published its consultation on creating a new environmental watchdog body to protect our natural environment when the UK leaves the EU. Joan Edwards, The Wildlife Trusts’ Director of Living Seas and Public Affairs, says the watchdog must meet key tests if it's to be robust enough to adequately replace the current functions of EU institutions.

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