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  • Trout and About project has got Bristol schools going wild

    Thursday 26th March, 2015

    Trout and about

    CHILDREN are releasing young trout into the wild at Blagdon Lake this week after caring for them in their classrooms since early January, as part of a joint project from Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Water.

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  • Nature: This general election’s missing issue?

    Thursday 19th March, 2015

    The West Country’s leading nature charities unite to put nature on the agenda. The National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts are calling on people across the West Country to put nature at the heart of debate in the run up to May’s General Election and encourage candidates to support nature.

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  • Public statement: Feed Bristol site and notice to vacate

    Sunday 15th March, 2015

    Feed Bristol

    Avon Wildlife Trust’s objections to elements of the Metrobus scheme are a matter of public record, and since the scheme was approved the Trust has worked, and continue to work, to secure the best ecological mitigation for the area.

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  • New B-Lines put the Buzz Back into the West of England

    Tuesday 10th March, 2015

    An ambitious new plan for helping our bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects is being launched by Buglife and Avon Wildlife Trust at today's West of England Nature Partnership conference.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Britain's biggest local bee summit aims to "get Bristol buzzing!"

    Tuesday 10th February, 2015

    Field scabious nectar cafe

    100 delegates gathered in Bristol on Monday 9th February for the largest local summit yet held to help bees and other pollinating insects.

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  • 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.

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  • Green light for HAB’s cabin design for Avon Wildlife Trust's new reserve

    Monday 19th January, 2015

    HAB Housing volunteer cabin design for Avon Wildlife Trust

    HAB Housing is delighted that planning permission has been received for a special partnership project with Avon Wildlife Trust.

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