Speak up for a Wilder Future
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.
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.
Most people live within a few miles of one of our nature reserves. Find one near you.
What we're doing
Find upcoming events and keep up to date with our work protecting wildlife in Berkshire, Buckingamshire and Oxfordshire.
The environment loses out in Expressway judicial review
BBOWT loses legal challenge against the government over lack of environmental consultation in Ox-Cam Expressway proposals.
New wave of protection for the sea announced
The Wildlife Trusts call for effective management of 41 new
Marine Conservation Zones
Nature Recovery Networks needed to halt shocking decline of nature
The Wildlife Trusts call for Nature Recovery Networks to help wildlife thrive in our towns and countryside as a new report highlights…
Our top 10 wildlife sightings in August
Heathland and chalk grassland is awash with pinks and purples from August's wild flowers. Find out which plant species and other…
Great nature reserves to visit in August
With nearly 90 nature reserves to choose from in our three counties, which are the best to visit this month?
Infographic: How to tell the difference between Chiltern and autumn gentians
Find out how to tell a Chiltern gentian from an autumn gentian with our infographic.
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
How to make a Christmas wreath for birds
With food, water and shelter scarce over the winter months, give your garden birds a treat with an edible Christmas wreath.
How to have an eco-Christmas
Whether you celebrate a big family Christmas, or you just give out a few cards to your friends and neighbours to wish them a happy time…
How to build a nesting box for birds
With natural nesting sites in decline, putting a nestbox in your garden can make all the difference to your local birds.