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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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  • Help us raise £5,440 to continue the Nature Memories Café!

    Monday 8th May, 2017

    The relaxing power of nature combined with friendly companionship in the warmth of the Lakeside Room at the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham is at the heart of Nature Memories Café.

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  • Tesco Bags of Help for children’s nature experiences in South Oxfordshire

    Wednesday 3rd May, 2017

    Oxfordshire nature education centre to benefit from Tesco Bags of Help

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative to improve the education areas in the outdoor classrooms at the Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre for children and families. The Tesco Bags of Help initiative awards grants of up to £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – to environmental and greenspace projects.

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  • Sunshine for the soul: 30 Days Wild makes us all feel good!

    Monday 10th April, 2017

    30 Days Wild

    This June, it’s all about nature - for everybody, everywhere, every day with The Wildlife Trusts’ annual challenge: 30 Days Wild.

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  • More West Berkshire nature sites open to all

    Thursday 6th April, 2017

    West Berkshire nature reserves open to all

    On Wednesday 5 April the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) celebrated the conclusion of a two year Access Improvement Project in West Berkshire, with members of the West Berkshire Ramblers and the local access forum, and West Berkshire councillors.

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  • Berkshire wildlife to benefit from John Lewis Reading customers and Partners

    Wednesday 22nd March, 2017

    Wildlife on Shepperlands Farm, a nature reserve in countryside between Reading and Bracknell, will benefit from a £1,000 donation from the John Lewis Reading Community Matters scheme.

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  • State of Nature in Oxfordshire report reveals serious declines in wildlife, and success stories

    Tuesday 21st March, 2017

    State of Nature in Oxfordshire report 2017

    The State of Nature in Oxfordshire report published today (21 March) by Wild Oxfordshire gives an honest and unflinching account of the state of the natural environment across the county.

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  • Landfill Communities Fund continues to support wildlife projects

    Thursday 9th March, 2017

    The Government's Spring Budget on 8 March has made it easier for landfill companies to maintain the Landfill Communities Fund, which supports community and environmental projects in areas that are affected by landfill activities.

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  • Phase One of HS2 railway given Royal Assent today

    Thursday 23rd February, 2017

    BBOWT's Matt Jackson meets HS2 Select Committee at Calvert Jubilee

    The first phase of the High Speed Two (HS2) railway between London and Birmingham was given Royal Assent on 23 February 2017.

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  • Greener UK launches its manifesto

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    Greener UK launches manifesto

    Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust supports the launch of the Greener UK manifesto, urging the UK government to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment

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  • Two Rivers Way, Newbury: statement from BBOWT

    Thursday 9th February, 2017

    BBOWT owns about a hectare of land, mainly woodland, south of Two Rivers Way in Newbury. The land, which is near to where the River Lambourn and River Kennet meet, is dominated by mature Crack Willow trees.

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