Avon Wildlife Trust

Avon Wildlife Trust is the largest local charity working to protect wildlife in the Avon area.

  • We represent a membership of more than 17,000 people and growing fast…
  • We lead conservation work by taking an innovative approach to wildlife recovery on a landscape scale, to increase biodiversity in the wider environment through our Living Landscapes Grassland Project work.
  • We manage 35 nature reserves covering over 1,100 hectares – from salt marshes and reed beds to species-rich grasslands and ancient woodlands.
  • We play a leading role in the Avon Biodiversity Partnership.
  • We inspire lifelong learning through enjoyment and access to the natural environment, in both urban and rural areas.
  • We run a major wildlife centre at Folly Farm in the Chew Valley.
  • We co-ordinate a task force of more than 500 volunteers who help in all areas of the Trust’s work, from conservation tasks on reserves to helping in the Trust office.
  • We campaign as the leading voice and source of expertise on all local wildlife matters.

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