Shop for wildlife
Every time you purchase products from our partners listed below, money will be raised for BBOWT
Vine House Farm bird food
Vine House Farm is no ordinary bird food supplier. The Watts family, who run the Lincolnshire Fens farm, is dedicated to managing their land in a wildlife-friendly way. As much bird food as possible is grown in the local area and packaged on-site.
What’s more, 4% of every purchase made by a customer living in our area is donated to BBOWT.
To order online, visit the Vine House Farm website or telephone 01775 630208.
Our charcoal, perfect for BBQs, is made at Warburg Nature Reserve from a variety of tree species including hazel, lime and silver birch.
Cost: £7.00 per 4kg bag
Please contact us to arrange collection on 01491 642001. It will also be possible to buy if you are visiting the reserve, dependant on staff availability.
Nature books and guides
Save 10% on any books from NatureBureau, and they’ll donate a further 20% of the order value to BBOWT!
Order online at www.naturebureau.co.uk/bookshop. Remember to enter the code “BBOWT10” in the SAVE box on the checkout page.
Includes the acclaimed “Comprehensive Guide to Insects of Britain & Ireland” and the “A Guide to Finding” series, a superb collection of local wildlife guides.
Insurance with NFU Mutual Oxford
BBOWT and NFU Mutual Oxford Agency are working together to help protect wildlife in our local area for the future. NFU Mutual will donate £10 to us each time a BBOWT supporter takes out a new general insurance policy through them.
NFU Mutual has been part of the rural community since 1910 and prides itself on providing a personal and friendly service. For more information, please contact NFU Mutual Oxford Agency. Please state "BBOWT" when enquiring.
Agent of The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited.
Tales of the Hedgerows
A wonderful collection of over 60 short stories about the wildlife, places and people of West Berkshire. The stories and their charming illustrations, all by local authors and artists, were compiled by Lew Lewis who is a fine naturalist and a well-known local personality.
All proceeds from the book will benefit wildlife conservation through the Newbury District Ornithological Club and the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust.
To purchase the book for £8.00 please contact Roger Dobbs on 01635 268318
The Birds of Berkshire
This stunning book details the history and current status of all the bird species ever recorded in Berkshire. With 500 pages of habitat information, special sites of interest, and 360 species accounts, it is also full of photographs and specially-commissioned artwork.
£5 for each copy ordered via our shop goes to the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust. To purchase, send cheques to ‘BBAG’ to BBAG, PO Box 680, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9ST and include the voucher code ‘BBOWT 14’ in the covering letter to ensure we receive the donation.
For more information visit Berkshire Ornithological Club.
From the beautiful Yorkshire coast to the botanical marvels of Western Australia, each Wildlife Travel holiday is specifically designed to support nature conservation, provide educational natural history trips, and encourage good practice in ecotourism. A donation to the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust will be made if you holiday with Wildlife Travel and mention us upon booking. All profits from Wildlife Travel are donated to The Wildlife Trusts.
For more information visit www.wildlife-travel.co.uk or contact 01954 713575.
Give as you Live
Supporters of BBOWT can raise free donations simply by shopping online using Give as you Live, a price comparison website with a heart. Shop at over 4,000 leading online stores including Amazon, eBay, Tesco, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s, Just Eat and thetrainline.com, to name but a few, and a percentage of every purchase you make will be donated to us.
Follow this link to sign up and support us via this scheme.
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