Bristol, European Green Capital 2015, hosts key Nature and Wellbeing Summit
Monday 2nd March, 2015
Bristol, European Green Capital 2015, is preparing to host A Nature and Wellbeing Summit on Wednesday (4 March). As part of the city’s year as European Green Capital, is bringing together leading UK and European practitioners, researchers and decision-makers to discuss the value of nature in our society with a specific focus on landscapes and nature-based solutions for health and wellbeing.
Avon Wildlife Trust linking with BBC to create wildlife garden
Monday 2nd March, 2015
Working in partnership with Avon Wildlife Trust, the BBC will be inviting school children and community groups in the Bristol area to help create a wildlife garden at BBC Bristol, to celebrate Bristol as European Green Capital 2015.
Public statement: Metrobus protests on Feed Bristol site
Friday 27th February, 2015
Avon Wildlife Trust leases the Feed Bristol site from Bristol City Council (BCC), which was also a seed funder and partner in this hugely successful project. The Trust's position on, and objection to, elements of the Metrobus scheme is a matter of public record in previous statements.
Britain's biggest local bee summit aims to "get Bristol buzzing!"
Tuesday 10th February, 2015
100 delegates gathered in Bristol on Monday 9th February for the largest local summit yet held to help bees and other pollinating insects.
Public statement: The Metrobus scheme and Feed Bristol
Monday 2nd February, 2015
Avon Wildlife Trust runs the wildlife-friendly community food growing hub Feed Bristol on land leased from Bristol City Council, known as Stapleton Smallholdings.
Green light for HAB’s cabin design for Avon Wildlife Trust's new reserve
Monday 19th January, 2015
HAB Housing is delighted that planning permission has been received for a special partnership project with Avon Wildlife Trust.
Bristol schools go wild for 'Trout & About'
Thursday 15th January, 2015
Tanks and fish eggs are being delivered this week to eager schoolchildren across Bristol as part of 'Trout & About' , a joint project from Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Water. The schoolchildren will care for the trout eggs and the hatchlings in their classrooms, and visit a local pond or stream, before releasing the fish into Blagdon Lake in the Chew Valley this spring.
Get Bristol Buzzing!
Wednesday 14th January, 2015
Today, Avon Wildlife Trust, Bristol City Council, Bristol Friends of the Earth, Buglife, South Gloucestershire Council, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England will launch a public consultation on their draft Greater Bristol Pollinator Strategy.
My Wild Winter: Making wild memories to last a lifetime
Friday 19th December, 2014
Despite being the coldest and darkest time of the year, there’s a wonderland of wildlife experiences waiting to be had during the winter months - so wrap up your young ones in preparation for their wildest winter yet!
Help transform Bristol into a nature reserve - My Wild City Maps
Thursday 11th December, 2014
Introducing My Wild City maps! In a bid to transform Bristol into a nature reserve, maps have been developed to show Bristol with the wildlife at its core. The Trust's vision is to work with communities across the city, using the maps to inspire everyone to 'do something amazing for wildlife' in their local area.