• General Election Results 2017 - We need a strong voice for local wildlife

    Friday 9th June, 2017

    With the surprising results of the General Election 2017 now in, Avon Wildlife Trust would like to extend its congratulations to the elected MP’s across the West of England. We look forward to working together and to helping you understand the issues facing nature and wildlife for our region.

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  • Netcott's Meadow

    Monday 10th April, 2017

    A statement on the future of Netcott's Meadow and Avon Wildlife Trust's future position over the site

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  • Brexit and the Environment: Now We All Need to Speak Up For Nature

    Tuesday 28th March, 2017

    As Article 50 is triggered today, we begin a process which no one can safely predict the outcome of. What is clear is that this process will be long, immensely complicated and involve a huge number of voices clamouring for attention and priority.

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  • Bathampton Meadows Park & Ride – Avon Wildlife Trust calls on Council to ensure the best outcomes for Local Wildlife

    Wednesday 25th January, 2017

    Bathhampton Meadows nature reserve

    The B&NES Council meeting of 25th January 2017 will make a final decision about the site for a Park & Ride to serve Bath. Protesters are concerned that local green space will be degraded by the increased traffic and the visual impact of an expanse of parking for up to 1200 cars.

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Heath fritillary butterfly (c) Jim Higham

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report.

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  • New badger cull imminent: The Wildlife Trusts call for end to flawed policy

    Tuesday 23rd August, 2016

    Image credit: Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills Photography

    The Wildlife Trusts will oppose any decision by Natural England to grant new licences for culling badgers and will call on the Government and the newly appointed Secretary of State, Andrea Leadsom, to overrule and reverse this decision immediately.

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  • Dexter cattle help to restore our reserve

    Thursday 7th July, 2016

    An innovative ‘invisible’ electric fence system has been successfully installed on Walton Common nature reserve in North Somerset.

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  • Making space for wildlife at Says Court Solar Farm

    Wednesday 29th June, 2016

    Barn owl (c) Richard Bowler

    Can a solar farm become a wildlife haven? Alongside the new Solar Farm at Says Court, a host of wildlife friendly habitats have been created. Three thousand trees, a barn owl corridor and a wildflower meadow now sit alongside this development. The local community and school children will help determine if this space can become a thriving home for mammals, pollinators and birds.

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  • 30 Days Wild nature challenge inspires 1,000,000 acts of wildness in just 20 days!

    Monday 27th June, 2016

    photo (c) Iain Green ‏@naturebygreen

    The Wildlife Trusts’ 30 Days Wild challenge has inspired people up and down the country to take an estimated one million acts for nature so far this June.

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  • An initial response to the EU Referendum result:

    Friday 24th June, 2016

    (c) Amy Lewis

    With the EU Referendum over, the challenges faced by the UK’s wildlife are as great as they have ever been.

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