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.
New planning proposals will fail to protect nature
The Wildlife Trusts respond to new Government White Paper.
HS2: nature pays the price
High Speed 2 Ltd are to begin clearance works at our Calvert Jubilee nature reserve, resulting in the heart-breaking destruction of a…
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.
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 spi-pot to view spiders
Learn how to make a spi-pot to get a good look at those spiders that won’t keep still! Abi shows us how in this video blog.
Wildlife gardening: how to make a bug hotel
A bug hotel could be anything from a 5 star mansion to a simple bundle of canes. It's check in time!
Family activity: how to have a chalk spider hunt
A chalk spider hunt is a great activity for younger children, or when mini beasts are feeling a bit hard to spot!
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
What to feed hedgehogs and badgers
Putting out a bit of food can help see mammals like hedgehogs through colder spells.
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 compost your waste
Instead of sending your green waste to landfill, create your own compost.