Protecting local wildlife
The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) is your local wildlife conservation charity. Our staff and volunteers, with the invaluable support of our members, work to protect wildlife from the threats it faces. We look after over 80 nature reserves, give wildlife a voice, and inspire people to take action for wildlife.
Kick-start nature’s recovery and absorb a third of UK emissions
New report from The Wildlife Trusts shows how investing in nature would reap big dividends in tackling climate crisis.
Nature’s Arc – new principles to protect and restore nature, and set ambitious environmental standards, must be at the heart of any new housing developments
A group of the UK’s leading nature conservation charities have produced a set of principles called Nature’s Arc for putting nature first…
BBOWT saddened and angered at high levels of anti-social behaviour on nature reserves
A large number of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust’s (BBOWT) nature reserves have been damaged because of anti-…
Most people live within a few miles of one of our nature reserves. Find one near you.
Join the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Joining your local Wildlife Trust is the best thing you can do to help wildlife in your area. We rely on the support of people like you to help us protect the wildlife and wild places of our three counties.
Thank you for helping us protect a precious ancient meadow
What we're doing
Find upcoming events and keep up to date with our work protecting wildlife in Berkshire, Buckingamshire and Oxfordshire.
Family activity: how to make a nature art frame
Create your own nature-inspired pictures with this fun and simple activity
Why conservationists cut down flowers
Why, when they look so pretty, do we mow our meadows in late-summer? Pete explains the importance of this traditional management for…
10 things you didn't know about wasps
Wasps are more than just a nuisance at picnics – like bees, they do a lot for humans as pollinators, and also as pest controllers. Here…
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
How to compost your waste
Instead of sending your green waste to landfill, create your own compost.
How to create a mini pond
Even a small pond can be home to an interesting range of wildlife, including damsel and dragonflies, frogs and newts.
How to make your garden a chemical-free zone
Go chemical-free in your garden to help wildlife, make a safer environment for people and pets, and save money!