Bristol declares ecological emergency

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Protecting wildlife in Avon

Avon Wildlife Trust is committed to enabling wildlife to survive and thrive across the region. More than 18,000 members, 3,500 volunteers and a dedicated staff team work together to make our local area wilder and make nature part of life, for everyone. Avon Wildlife Trust is an independent charity. We’d love you to join us.


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Coronavirus update

In the light of the latest Government advice on Coronavirus, we want to let you know about the measures we are taking and how these may affect you when visiting and contacting Avon Wildlife Trust. We are cancelling all events and activities for March and April 2020, including our volunteering groups, young people’s volunteering opportunities and our My Wild Child toddler nature play sessions. 

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Raise your voice in reversing the decline of nature. Together, we can ensure there are wild spaces for wildlife to flourish and people to enjoy.

Nature reserves across Avon

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Urban wildlife

Back gardens, parks and neighbourhood spaces can all be havens for owls, bats, slow worms, woodpeckers and other wildlife. See where it's thriving in our towns and cities.


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Urban wildlife

Discover our city nature havens.

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The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.
Sir David Attenborough

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