High Speed Two: time to stop and rethink
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.
Thank you for helping us protect a precious ancient meadow
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.
Winning wildlife photographers revealed!
A Meadow grasshopper on heather, a Painted lady butterfly on a tree stump and a footprint in the mud are among the prize-winning…
BBOWT dismayed at HS2 destruction of Calvert Jubilee nature reserve
We are dismayed to discover that HS2 are destroying parts of our precious Calvert Jubilee nature reserve.
Local artists get festive for wildlife!
Art lovers are being given the chance to discover new works by local artists at College Lake nature reserve.
Guest blog: The trouble with trees
What is the role of tree planting as a solution to climate change?
Which birds am I likely to see in my garden?
Find out which birds you might see in your garden and how to help them
Ramblings from Finemere Wood
Charlotte Karmali brings the latest news from the volunteers at Finemere Wood.
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
How to compost your waste
Instead of sending your green waste to landfill, create your own compost.
How to go peat free in your garden
Our gardens have an important role in the fight against climate change. Help preserve vital peatland by going peat free in your garden…
How to make a hedge for wildlife
Hedges provide important shelter and protection for wildlife, particularly nesting birds and hibernating insects.