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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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  • Wokingham’s St Paul’s Churchyard project wins Berkshire conservation award

    Monday 22nd August, 2016

    The St Paul’s Churchyard Tree Succession Project in Wokingham has won the Dorothy Morley Conservation Award, and a £1,000 grant. The award will be presented to the project leaders on Thursday 25 August at 3pm in St Paul’s Parish Room, Reading Road, Wokingham RG41 1EH.

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  • Oxfordshire’s going wild at Countryfile Live!

    Thursday 28th July, 2016

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT), based in Oxford, is starring in the Wildlife Zone at BBC Countryfile Live, the unique four day extravaganza and celebration of country life at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock from 4 to 7 August.

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  • Colourful cornfield flowers on College Lake nature reserve feature in BBC Countryfile this Sunday

    Tuesday 26th July, 2016

    Beautiful College Lake, one of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust’s flagship nature reserves, features in this Sunday’s Summer Special Countryfile on BBC One at 7pm.

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  • Organisations take action to regulate grazing at Greenham Common

    Monday 25th July, 2016

    West Berkshire Council, the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust and the Greenham and Crookham Commons Commission are working together to ensure that the correct number of livestock are grazing on Greenham Common.

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  • David Cameron MP visits Chimney Meadows nature reserve to discuss wildlife issues

    Wednesday 20th July, 2016

    David Cameron MP visits Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust's Chimney Meadows

    The former Prime Minister, David Cameron MP for Witney, visited Chimney Meadows, the largest nature reserve of wildflower meadows in his constituency, on Friday 15 July to discuss wildlife issues with the local Wildlife Trust.

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  • It's Bees' Needs Week!

    Friday 8th July, 2016

    Plant more flowers, cut grass less, leave wild spaces, avoid pesticides, and look out for bees' nests; these five simple steps will help our precious pollinators thrive.

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  • Buckinghamshire’s birds, bees and butterflies boosted by new countryside coalition

    Monday 4th July, 2016

    A Buckinghamshire farm is among 42 progressive arable farms across the UK championing sustainable farming – as part of a new partnership to enhance the natural environment and support farming communities. George Morris of Manor Farm, Hoggeston is proud to be in the Jordans Farm Partnership, a unique new collaboration involving The Wildlife Trusts, Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF) and Jordans.

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  • In the wake of the EU Referendum result, the local Wildlife Trust calls for more protection for natural environments

    Friday 24th June, 2016

    Wildlife Trusts respond to EU Referendum vote

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust chief executive Estelle Bailey is calling on the Government to strengthen wildlife protection and maintain funding for wildlife-friendly farming.

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  • Oxford primary schools go wild for five days – at least!

    Monday 13th June, 2016

    At the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust we’re encouraging more children, and their teachers, to reconnect with the natural environment around them, so we gave all Oxford city’s primary schools a 5 Days Wild Challenge. Children from Larkrise in East Oxford and St Barnabas in Jericho went so wild they’ve won prizes!

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  • Oxford goes wild for Festival of Nature which leads a month of festivals during June

    Wednesday 1st June, 2016

    The Oxford Festival of Nature from 1 to 14 June brings nature and wildlife into people’s lives as never before. Crocodiles, birds of prey, swifts, bats and penguins – they’re all part of this year’s Festival events!

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