HS2 take legal possession of our nature reserve

High Speed 2 Ltd will now begin clearance works at Calvert Jubilee nature reserve, destroying decades of hard work by BBOWT staff and volunteers who have made the site a haven for wildlife.

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Mark Vallance

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.

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Red-tailed bumblebee on bird's foot trefoil by Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

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Most people live within a few miles of one of our nature reserves. Find one near you.

Wild flowers at Chimney Meadows by Wendy Tobitt

Water vole amongst riverside vegetation

Water vole by Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

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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.

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Chalk hill blue butterfly at sunset by Phill Luckhurst /distinctlyaverage.co.uk

Thank you for helping us protect a precious ancient meadow

Great burnet by Philip Precey

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Find upcoming events and keep up to date with our work protecting wildlife in Berkshire, Buckingamshire and Oxfordshire.

Grasshopper warbler singing in wetland scrub

Grasshopper warbler by Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

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Following government advice, we are taking steps to help limit the spread of Covid-19. Find the latest updates about closures and cancellations.

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