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  • Young people step up and create what is rightfully theirs: a healthy planet, a thriving economy and a brighter future

    Tuesday 15th March, 2016

    (c) Eleanor Church

    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.

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  • The EU Referendum - our position

    Monday 29th February, 2016

    What we think about the UK’s membership of the EU

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  • 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.

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  • Second wave of marine protection welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts

    Sunday 17th January, 2016

    Jewel anemones (c) Paul Naylor

    23 new Marine Conservation Zones announced by the Government today

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  • Forest Schools flourish thanks to funding boost

    Friday 15th January, 2016

    Inner city children benefit from regular access to natural world

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  • £10,000 raised in memory of local ‘green hero’ for the fascinating kingdom of fungi

    Friday 15th January, 2016

    (C) Suzanne Zilka

    • The Justin Smith Foundation raised funds to increase awareness about “forgotten fungi kingdom” • £10,000 donated to Avon Wildlife Trust for use in fungi, lichen and botany education.

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  • Walton Common – introduction of grazing

    Wednesday 13th January, 2016

    Public statement

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  • Updated statement on Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve

    Monday 11th January, 2016

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  • Peregrine Box installed on Bristol Cathedral's roof

    Monday 4th January, 2016

    My Wild City Project Officer Matt Collis on top on Bristol Cathedral

    Avon Wildlife Trust are working with Bristol Cathedral to create a wildlife hotspot at the heart of the city.

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  • Tony Juniper becomes President of The Wildlife Trusts

    Wednesday 23rd December, 2015

    Tony Juniper (c) Eleanor Church

    Tony Juniper - campaigner, writer and well-known environmentalist – has been appointed President of The Wildlife Trusts.

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