• 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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  • New home for wildlife within city gateway

    Saturday 5th April, 2014

    Bennett's Patch and White's Paddock nature reserve

    A major Avon Wildlife Trust project to celebrate Bristol being European Green Capital in 2015.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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