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

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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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  • Newbury College Lake Conservation Group receives conservation award

    Monday 12th September, 2016

    The Newbury College Lake Conservation Group has won a Dorothy Morley Conservation Award and a £500 grant. The award will be presented to the Lake Conservation Group volunteers on Wednesday 14 September at 10.30am at Newbury College.

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  • Protect vanishing wildlife havens! New guide launched to help landowners

    Tuesday 6th September, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts have published a new guide which highlights the vital importance of Local Wildlife Sites across the UK.

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  • Trusts’ President reacts to badger cull extension with petition

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    Badger by Jon Hawkins

    The government has announced that it intends to extend culling of badgers into more areas. The Wildlife Trusts are asking our supporters to sign a petition calling for an end to culling.

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  • Algal bloom kills fish at Nature Discovery Centre

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    Nature Discovery Centre by Laura Parker

    The combination of an algal bloom, high temperature and low wind has led to very low oxygen levels in the lake at the Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, and dead fish have been found over the last few days. BBOWT has been working with the Environment Agency to make the site safe for people and wildlife.

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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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