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

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  • Wildlife Trust response to possible extension of badger cull into Oxfordshire and Berkshire

    Thursday 8th March, 2018

    The Government is now considering applications for shooting badgers in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, although new evidence shows that many badgers in these areas do not have bovine TB.

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  • Wardens at Snelsmore and Greenham Commons help visitors learn about wildlife and protect birds

    Monday 5th March, 2018

    Wildlife Wardens on West Berkshire Commons

    The rare birds of Snelsmore Common and Greenham Common will receive extra protection from the local Wildlife Trust this spring and summer. Three wildlife wardens recruited by the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust are advising visitors about the resident and summer migrant birds that nest on the ground and are easily disturbed by walkers and their dogs.

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  • Grant award for wildlife and community projects across Berkshire

    Thursday 1st March, 2018

    Community groups in Berkshire with projects aimed to improve their local area for both people and wildlife have the chance to win cash to help them succeed with their vision.

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  • Water voles thriving in Oxfordshire and Berkshire and given a helping hand in Buckinghamshire

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    water vole recovery

    The UK’s longest running water vole recovery project, led by the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust, is reporting a significant and steady increase in water vole activity over the last 10 years.

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  • Wildlife Trust’s initial response to the 25 Year Environment Plan

    Friday 12th January, 2018

    Estelle Bailey, the Chief Executive of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust, broadly welcomes the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan announced yesterday, while warning that the lack of legal underpinning is a fundamental flaw.

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  • How to build nature-friendly housing developments

    Friday 12th January, 2018

    Guidelines published by The Wildlife Trusts on Thursday 11 January show how new housing developments can be built in a way that provides people with greener, inspirational homes, and help to reverse decades of wildlife and habitat decline.

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

    Monday 8th January, 2018

    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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  • 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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