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 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!
Family activity: how to do natural loom weaving
Want to weave some wild magic? Join Martha to learn how to make a natural loom. All you need are some nature finds and string!
How do bats fly? Learn more about these enigmatic mammals
Small, brown, fast-moving and active in the dark – all reasons why for too many years people have misunderstood or even feared these…
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
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.
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.