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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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  • 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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