• New Avon Gorge nature reserve gets full planning permission

    Thursday 13th November, 2014

    Image credit: Michael Lloyd

    Full planning permission has been granted for a new nature reserve in Bristol's Avon Gorge. Avon Wildlife Trust's Bennett's Patch and White's Paddock – based at the former Bristol and West Sports Ground – will be getting a make-over this winter ready for it's launch in spring next year.

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  • Act for Nature

    Wednesday 29th October, 2014

    Bushcraft at Folly Farm

    The Wildlife Trusts and RSPB are today challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ by introducing new laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it, not only for nature’s sake but also for the contribution it makes to people’s health and wellbeing.

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  • First Mini Panda Awards celebrate young wildlife filmmakers

    Monday 20th October, 2014

    May Park Primary School

    At a glitzy award ceremony yesterday (Sunday 19 October) CBBC's Naomi Wilkinson presented the first ever Mini Panda Awards to winners of Avon Wildlife Trust's 'Wild Schools Film Challeng'e.

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  • Leaving a Natural Legacy

    Monday 6th October, 2014

    Gifts in wills can help protect some of our most wonderful wildlife from water voles to waxwings.

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  • Public Statement on the Somerdale Development at Keynsham

    Tuesday 23rd September, 2014

    Somerdale development

    Avon Wildlife Trust was named in Taylor Wimpey's planning application for the Somerdale development, on the former Cadbury Factory site at Keynsham, with the intention of creating a new nature reserve alongside the development of approximately 700 new homes on the site.

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  • Wildlife is good for business

    Wednesday 3rd September, 2014

    Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve

    Senior Executives from Bristol Water and Wessex Water are among a wide range of business leaders attending a major national conference today in London today to hear Sir David Attenborough and Deputy PM Nick Clegg speak about how making space for wildlife is good for business.

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  • Avon Wildlife Trust's AGM in Bath will premiere wildlife film

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    Steve Nicholls - award-winning television producer, wildlife filmmaker and Trustee of Avon Wildlife Trust has made a film to celebrate our local wildlife. The world premiere of the full-length version will be screened at our Annual Meeting at the Guildhall in Bath.

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  • Making hay while the sun shines - cash boost for vital meadow restoration

    Tuesday 29th July, 2014

    Avon Wildlife Trust and Nailsea Environment and Wildlife Trust are making hay while the sun shines this summer in a bid to restore precious wildflower meadows in Avon.

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  • New 'Running Wild' children's holiday club at Feed Bristol

    Wednesday 9th July, 2014

    Children at Feed Bristol

    Avon Wildlife Trust's Feed Bristol community food-growing project (in Stapleton, Bristol) is running an exciting new holiday club. ‘Running Wild’ is a chance for 6-12 years olds to get outside, get growing and get wild!

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  • Help us 'Win a Minibus' with the Bristol Post

    Friday 4th July, 2014

    We have entered the Bristol Post's 'Win a Minibus' competition. Winning would mean so much. We work with a huge range of volunteers and community groups, in order to improve well being through contact with nature. The minibus would help us get these groups to our nature reserves. It would be wonderful to have the minibus ready for Bristol Green Capital 2015!

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