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.
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.
Land and Food Forum at Feed Bristol
Thursday 8th May, 2014
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.
All of a flutter for free pollinators and predators project
Tuesday 6th May, 2014
A fun and free new pollinator project from Avon Wildlife Trust is spreading out to schools in South Gloucestershire.
Baby eels teach children about challenges facing our wildlife
Monday 5th May, 2014
'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
New evidence of vanishing grasslands
Tuesday 22nd April, 2014
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.
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.
New home for wildlife within city gateway
Saturday 5th April, 2014
A major Avon Wildlife Trust project to celebrate Bristol being European Green Capital in 2015.
MPs vote en masse to drop the cull
Friday 14th March, 2014
MPs today overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the Government to drop culling and instead vaccinate badgers.
Leading countryside groups join forces to challenge fracking rules
Monday 10th March, 2014
Poorly regulated fracking risks harming threatened species and polluting our waterways, according to a report produced by the UK’s leading wildlife and countryside groups.