• Forget the urban jungle – new project turns a Bristol street into a wildlife haven

    Tuesday 22nd September, 2015

    My Wild Street

    An Easton community are rewriting what it means to be urban this September as one of its streets is being transformed into a space that will let nature thrive. Avon Wildlife Trust have teamed up with leading UK law firm Burges Salmon to create a community project that will bring natural wildlife to our doorsteps with the My Wild Street project.

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  • Seed sales sow success for nature conservation

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    One man’s passion for the natural world has led to his family supporting UK wildlife conservation to the tune of GBP1,000,000, through feeding birds on a spectacular scale.

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  • Statement on Portbury Wharf

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    In recent months the Trust has raised concerns about the future quality of the Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve due to threats to its future funding, and concerns about the lack of any process of consultation with Avon Wildlife Trust on this issue by North Somerset Council (NSC).

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  • Making a B-Line in the West of England for National Pollinator Week

    Monday 13th July, 2015

    At the start of National Pollinator Week Buglife and Avon Wildlife Trust are pleased to announce the successful restoration of the first 100 acres of wildflower-rich grassland via the West of England B-Lines project. By connecting our best wildlife sites, the project is helping to boost populations of bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.

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  • Hunting Act 2004

    Wednesday 8th July, 2015

    Fox cub

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  • Ashton Court nature reserve renamed in memory of Bristol naturalist

    Tuesday 7th July, 2015

    A meadow at the Ashton Court Estate has been re-named in memory of a Bristol naturalist who passed away last year.

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  • Restoration project for the North Somerset Levels and Moors

    Wednesday 24th June, 2015

    North Somerset Levels and Moors

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  • 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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