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.
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
Nature Recovery Networks needed to halt shocking decline of nature
The Wildlife Trusts call for Nature Recovery Networks to help wildlife thrive in our towns and countryside as a new report highlights…
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…
Warburg Warden's Warblings
Warburg Nature Reserve is buzzing with life, and full of colour from wild flowers and insects
BBOWT joined thousands speaking up for the environment
BBOWT staff and volunteers were among thousands of people who travelled to Westminster for a historic natural environment and climate…
Take action at home
Find simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.
How to make a bee hotel
Solitary bees are important pollinators and a gardener’s friend. Help them by building a bee hotel for your home or garden and watch…
Watch what you wash away
Some cosmetics, soaps, washing-up liquids and cleaning products can be harmful to wildlife with long-lasting effects.
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.