How to improve the state of 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
Ramblings from Finemere Wood
Charlotte Karmali brings the latest news from the volunteers at Finemere Wood.
Highlights from our year 2018-19
Watch Estelle Bailey, Chief Executive of Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust, introduce some of our highlights from 2018-9.
Have you seen a rainbow of fungi?
There's a whole rainbow of colourful fungi to discover in woodlands and grasslands this autumn
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
How to build a bat box
Build your own bat box and give a bat a safe place to roost.
How to provide bushes for nesting birds
In the spring, birds choose the best locations to build nests, so why not offer them a safe place to settle?
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.