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  • Bristol schools go wild for 'Trout & About'

    Thursday 15th January, 2015

    Fair Furlong Primary School

    Tanks and fish eggs are being delivered this week to eager schoolchildren across Bristol as part of 'Trout & About' , a joint project from Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Water. The schoolchildren will care for the trout eggs and the hatchlings in their classrooms, and visit a local pond or stream, before releasing the fish into Blagdon Lake in the Chew Valley this spring.

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  • Get Bristol Buzzing!

    Wednesday 14th January, 2015

    Field scabious nectar cafe

    Today, Avon Wildlife Trust, Bristol City Council, Bristol Friends of the Earth, Buglife, South Gloucestershire Council, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England will launch a public consultation on their draft Greater Bristol Pollinator Strategy.

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  • My Wild Winter: Making wild memories to last a lifetime

    Friday 19th December, 2014

    Despite being the coldest and darkest time of the year, there’s a wonderland of wildlife experiences waiting to be had during the winter months - so wrap up your young ones in preparation for their wildest winter yet!

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  • Help transform Bristol into a nature reserve - My Wild City Maps

    Thursday 11th December, 2014

    Introducing My Wild City maps! In a bid to transform Bristol into a nature reserve, maps have been developed to show Bristol with the wildlife at its core. The Trust's vision is to work with communities across the city, using the maps to inspire everyone to 'do something amazing for wildlife' in their local area.

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  • 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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