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

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  • The Oxford Bioblitz

    Tuesday 19th June, 2012

    The Oxford Bioblitz by Science Oxford

    Join us at The Oxford Bioblitz, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June to discover wildlife on your doorstep in East Oxford.

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  • Steve Backshall says ‘Do Something for Wildlife’

    Friday 8th June, 2012

    Steve Backshall and 2011 prizewinners by Cliff Hide

    Family Watch members of BBOWT will have a chance to meet Steve Backshall if they enter the Do Something for Wildlife competition this month.

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  • Buzzards reprieved

    Thursday 24th May, 2012

    Buzzard by Amy Lewis

    After years of persecution, people welcomed the return of the buzzard soaring across woods and fields. This conservation success story could have been seriously undermined by the Government’s recent proposals to weaken protection.

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  • 100 years of nature conservation

    Wednesday 16th May, 2012

    Wildlife Trusts Centenary

    Happy Birthday to us!

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  • From the Ganges to the Thames

    Tuesday 15th May, 2012

    Dr. Asghar Nawab and Manoj Kumar Misra by BBOWT

    Leading river conservation experts from India visited the River Thames in Oxfordshire on 15 May to learn from BBOWT’s work on the River Ray and Upper Thames catchment areas.

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  • Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre opens

    Friday 20th April, 2012

    Opening the Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre by Rowanleaf/BBOWT

    The Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire the Hon Mrs Mary Bayliss opens the Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre, accompanied by the Deputy Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Cllr Colin Rayner, children from St Luke’s Primary School, Maidenhead, with Philippa Lyons, Hugh Mellor, Kate Dent and Lynn Hughes from the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust.

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  • Adventures with Sticks

    Wednesday 4th April, 2012

    Adventures with Sticks!, by Jo Schofield & Fiona Danks

    Take a look at all the wonderful things can you make with sticks! Hundreds of children with their families had a fun day having Adventures with Sticks at College Lake nature reserve on Saturday 31 March.

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  • The Government and Wildlife

    Friday 30th March, 2012

    Heather flowering by BBOWT

    The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), announced just after the Budget and which has immediate effect across the English planning system, puts the responsibility for protecting wildlife sites from development on local councils and local communities.

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  • HS2 latest news. Wildlife Trust issues complaint to EC

    Monday 26th March, 2012

    HS2: The countryside under threat by Helen Walsh/

    Wildlife Trust raises complaint with European Commission over UK Government’s decision on High Speed Rail

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  • Natural Capital Committee chair is a keen local wildlife supporter

    Wednesday 21st March, 2012

    Cowslips at Chimney Meadows by Jim Asher

    Professor Dieter Helm from the University of Oxford and an honorary vice-president of the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) has been appointed the independent Chair of the new Natural Capital Committee, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer today (21 March).

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