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.
Thousands attend Oxford climate strike
BBOWT joined hundreds 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.
Running for wildlife
Six BBOWT staff are running the Oxford Half Marathon to fundraise for BBOWT. Lucy Garrod, Assistant Reserves Officer at Chimney Meadows…
Great nature reserves to visit in September
With nearly 90 nature reserves to choose from in our three counties, which are the best to visit this month?
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
How to clean nestboxes and bird feeders
Nestboxes can harbour parasites so it is good practice to take them down at the end of the season and give them a clean. Likewise it is…
How to make a woodland edge garden for wildlife
Few of us can contemplate having a wood in our back gardens, but just a few metres is enough to establish this mini-habitat!
How to provide water for wildlife
All animals need water to survive. By providing a water source in your garden, you can invite in a whole menagerie!