New maps show the West of England’s natural assets, as never seen before
Wednesday 18th May, 2016
On Wednesday 18 May, the West of England Nature Partnership (WENP) unveiled a series of innovative maps that show the most important environmental areas in the West of England.
Hedgehogs are a classroom favourite in Bristol schools
Tuesday 17th May, 2016
Avon Wildlife Trust are working in eight Bristol Primary Schools to engage pupils in the plight of the hedgehog. Sadly, the hedgehog is in rapid decline, with over 95% of the population lost since the 1950s. However, there are small changes we can make to give them a helping hand…
The Future of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve
Tuesday 10th May, 2016
Avon Wildlife Trust wants to see the best outcome for wildlife in the Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve and remains willing to offer support to the Council for future management of the site.
£1million secured to train young people for green employment
Wednesday 30th March, 2016
One million pounds has been awarded to the Avon and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts to train 1,100 18-24 years olds in community engagement and conservation skills, and work with more than 7,000 young people over the next five years.
Wild Pool Party
Thursday 17th March, 2016
This week, Bristol South Swimming Pool in Bedminster received a wildlife makeover from Avon Wildlife Trust’s My Wild City team.
Young people step up and create what is rightfully theirs: a healthy planet, a thriving economy and a brighter future
Tuesday 15th March, 2016
Three months on from the Paris climate change agreement, the Big Lottery Fund is investing £33 million in more than 30 organisations to inspire and develop the next generation of environmental leaders. Avon Wildlife Trust and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust are receiving £1 million to work with young people living on housing estates to improve their green spaces and gardens through the Natural Estates project.
The EU Referendum - our position
Monday 29th February, 2016
What we think about the UK’s membership of the EU
Rare sighting of wicker whales reported near Sea Mills
Thursday 11th February, 2016
As the city hosts a closing ceremony to mark the end of its tenure as the UK’s first European Green Capital, one of the most iconic projects from Bristol’s year in the spotlight has made a welcome return.
Second wave of marine protection welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts
Sunday 17th January, 2016
23 new Marine Conservation Zones announced by the Government today
Forest Schools flourish thanks to funding boost
Friday 15th January, 2016
Inner city children benefit from regular access to natural world