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  • £1million secured to train young people for green employment

    Wednesday 30th March, 2016

    (c) Paul Hobson

    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.

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  • 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.

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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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