• Future funding secured for community growing hub that 'inspired a city'

    Thursday 28th May, 2015

    New figures released today highlight the huge impact Avon Wildlife Trust's community growing hub, Feed Bristol, has had on its community. Initial "seedcorn" funding of c.£264,000 over three years, and approximately £560,000 of volunteer time, is estimated to have generated a social return on investment to the community of c.£6.7 million.

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  • Flagship nature reserve threatened by change to funding agreement

    Thursday 30th April, 2015

    Concerns for UK’s first residents’ levy nature reserve initiative.

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  • Trust Chief Executive Bevis Watts' Cycling Challenge for Bristol 2015

    Wednesday 29th April, 2015

    To celebrate Bristol’s year as European Green Capital in 2015, Trust Chief Executive Bevis Watts will be cycling from Brussels to Bristol in early June, accompanying the European Commission on their journey.

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  • New nature reserve helps put wildlife at the heart of Bristol

    Friday 24th April, 2015

    New nature reserve launch - Bennett's Patch and Whites Paddock

    This morning Avon Wildlife Trust launched its people's nature reserve, in the Avon Gorge.

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  • Statement on Portbury Wharf

    Monday 20th April, 2015

    Avon Wildlife Trust

    Avon Wildlife Trust is aware that a letter has been distributed to residents of the Village Quarter at Portbury Wharf in Portishead.

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  • Baby eels teach Bristol children about challenges facing our wildlife

    Friday 17th April, 2015

    spawn to be wild

    'SPAWN TO BE WILD' - an exciting learning project run in partnership by Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Water brings baby eels that have already travelled over 4,000 miles from the mysterious Sargasso Sea into Bristol schools.

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  • Trout and About project has got Bristol schools going wild

    Thursday 26th March, 2015

    Trout and about

    CHILDREN are releasing young trout into the wild at Blagdon Lake this week after caring for them in their classrooms since early January, as part of a joint project from Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Water.

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  • Nature: This general election’s missing issue?

    Thursday 19th March, 2015

    The West Country’s leading nature charities unite to put nature on the agenda. The National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts are calling on people across the West Country to put nature at the heart of debate in the run up to May’s General Election and encourage candidates to support nature.

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  • Public statement: Feed Bristol site and notice to vacate

    Sunday 15th March, 2015

    Feed Bristol

    Avon Wildlife Trust’s objections to elements of the Metrobus scheme are a matter of public record, and since the scheme was approved the Trust has worked, and continue to work, to secure the best ecological mitigation for the area.

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  • New B-Lines put the Buzz Back into the West of England

    Tuesday 10th March, 2015

    An ambitious new plan for helping our bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects is being launched by Buglife and Avon Wildlife Trust at today's West of England Nature Partnership conference.

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