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Please join your local wildlife trust today

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

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  • Vandal strikes at emergency access to Greenham Common

    Thursday 27th October, 2016

    Emergency access to Greenham and Crookham Commons could be blocked by parked cars because vandals have pulled down a ‘No Parking’ sign.

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  • Chesham & Amersham MP Cheryl Gillan speaks up for rare grasslands

    Wednesday 26th October, 2016

    Tom Beckett, Director of External Affairs at BBOWT, met with Chesham & Amersham MP Cheryl Gillan recently to discuss the lack of protection for important wildlife-rich grasslands, which leaves them vulnerable to development. As a result Mrs Gillan asked a written question of the Secretary of State for the Dept. of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).

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  • Third runway at Heathrow will have impacts for Berks & Bucks wildlife, says BBOWT

    Tuesday 25th October, 2016

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust is deeply concerned about the impacts for wildlife of the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport, following the announcement today of a third runway at Heathrow, and calls for a world class approach to dealing with the impacts on nature.

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  • BBOWT objects to planning application near CS Lewis Nature Reserve in Oxford

    Tuesday 25th October, 2016

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust has submitted its objection to a planning application for a building to provide nine apartments, amenity space, access road and car parking on land adjacent to the CS Lewis Nature Reserve.

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  • Tesco Bags of Help for wildlife in West Berkshire

    Monday 24th October, 2016

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative to improve the outdoors space at the Nature Discovery Centre for visitors – helping people get closer to wildlife.

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  • BBOWT Volunteers honoured at the Trust's AGM

    Monday 17th October, 2016

    Dozens of volunteers were honoured at the annual Volunteer of the Year Awards presented at the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust’s AGM on Saturday 15 October.

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  • Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Saturday 1st October, 2016

    Britain’s largest nature organisations, WWF-UK, National Trust, The Wildlife Trusts and RSPB, have today launched their joint vision for a post-Brexit environment, farming and rural policy.

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  • Join the Wild Banbury project making new spaces for wildlife

    Thursday 22nd September, 2016

    Pull on your wellies, an old jacket and jeans, and get down to Spiceball Park or Hanwell Brook wetland this autumn for fun days with the Wild Banbury project doing practical work making spaces for wildlife.

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  • My Wild Neighbourhood campaign launched by Wildlife Trust and Southern Co-operative stores in Berkshire

    Thursday 22nd September, 2016

    The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust and The Southern Co-operative have joined forces to launch the My Wild Neighbourhood campaign and support sessions for pre-school children discovering nature.

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  • More than one in ten UK wildlife species are threatened with extinction

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Turtle dove by Margaret Holland

    National State of Nature Report reveals shocking decline in wildlife across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. More than one in ten UK wildlife species are threatened with extinction

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