Vote for nature
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.
Thousands attend Oxford climate strike
BBOWT joined thousands of school pupils in Oxford for the global climate strike.
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
Great reserves to visit in December
With nearly 90 nature reserves to choose from in our three counties, which are the best to visit this month?
Our top 10 wildlife sightings for December
This month it's all about birds! We've been joined by many species that have come to the UK to escape the colder winter on the…
What's the difference between divers and dabblers?
Winter is a great time to learn about water birds. Find out more about two types of duck, the divers and the dabblers.
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
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 cut out palm oil – not trees
Palm Oil is a cheap, efficient form of vegetable oil, but a lot of species-rich tropical habitat is being destroyed to make way for it…
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.