• 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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  • BIGGER, BETTER, WILDER - Festival of Nature

    Wednesday 11th June, 2014

    Join us this weekend at the Festival of Nature on Bristol's Harbourside - bigger, better and wilder than ever before on June 14 and 15. Come say hello to staff and volunteers (both in and out of animal costumes) plus baby eels are at the Trust's marquee in the Amphitheatre.

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  • Public statement re proposed Metrobus scheme and linked Park and Ride

    Thursday 29th May, 2014

    Avon Wildlife Trust (AWT) runs the community food growing hub Feed Bristol on land leased from Bristol City Council (BCC), known as Stapleton Smallholdings. Over the past three years, Avon Wildlife Trust has worked in partnership with Bristol City Council, supported by the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food Grant, to create an award-winning, cutting-edge community project. The Council has supported the project to date by waiving the rent on the land during the start-up period and through providing staff input via its Allotments Team.

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  • Land and Food Forum at Feed Bristol

    Thursday 8th May, 2014

    Land Matters, Feed Bristol

    Feed Bristol is inspiring people on Saturday (10 May) to take action towards Bristol becoming a sustainable food city in the run up to the European Green Capital Year 2015.

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  • All of a flutter for free pollinators and predators project

    Tuesday 6th May, 2014

    Pollinators and predators (credit: Western Power Distribution)

    A fun and free new pollinator project from Avon Wildlife Trust is spreading out to schools in South Gloucestershire.

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  • Baby eels teach children about challenges facing our wildlife

    Monday 5th May, 2014

    Spawn to be Wild at Wrington Primary school

    'Spawn to be Wild' - the latest exciting learning project run by Avon Wildlife Trust and funded by Bristol Water, brings baby eels that have already travelled over 4,000 miles from the mysterious Sargasso Sea into North Somerset schools

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  • New evidence of vanishing grasslands

    Tuesday 22nd April, 2014

    Vanishing wild grass and flower meadows

    A dramatic decline in our remaining wildlife-rich grasslands has been highlighted by The Wildlife Trusts. Reports collated across the country tell a story of devastating losses.

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  • Wild Weekends with Avon Wildlife Trust in 2014

    Thursday 10th April, 2014

    Celebrating the UK’s natural treasures in 2014, Avon Wildlife Trust is promoting a series of wild weekends to encourage people to explore nature reserves close to home.

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