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  • STROUD PROJECT NOMINATED FOR UK RIVER PRIZE

    Friday 10th March, 2017

    Natural Flood Management - Frome Catchment

    Stroud District Council, the Environment Agency and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) have received recognition for their pioneering natural flood management work in the Frome catchment above Stroud, by way of being announced as a finalist for the 2017 UK River Prize.

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  • NATURE DETECTIVES WANTED IN GLOUCESTER

    Tuesday 28th February, 2017

    Pond dipping (c) Misty Hutton

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) this week launches a new series of sessions for kids to get stuck into wildlife and discover a thing or two about the natural world. Gloucester Watch Group will hold activities at Robinswood Hill on the first Sunday of every month from 5th March.

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  • Wild Film and Photography Academy to Launch in Gloucestershire

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    Pupil photographing marbled white (c) Iain Green

    Do you aspire to be the next David Attenborough or BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year?

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  • OVER £30,000 RAISED TO SUPPORT GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S BARN OWLS

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Barn Owl (c) Wildstock

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Barn Owl Appeal has now raised in excess of £30,000 to support the county’s population of the iconic species. The campaign was launched in response to a dramatic drop in numbers over recent years, largely due to adverse weather and loss of foraging habitat.

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  • Boost for Gloucestershire's Wildlife-friendly Foodies

    Monday 16th January, 2017

    Simon Weaver Single Gloucester Cheese

    Up and coming food producers across Gloucestershire will be given the chance to showcase their wares at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Crickley Hill cafe as part of the Gloucestershire's Wildlife Friendly Food Project. The region’s budding food businesses are being called upon to promote food that has been produced ethically and sustainably and will benefit wildlife – whether that’s meat farmed organically or pollinator-friendly plants.

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  • WILDLIFE CONCERNS AS REPORT GIVES GO AHEAD FOR SEVERN ESTUARY TIDAL LAGOON

    Friday 13th January, 2017

    Severn Estuary (c) Peter Randall-Cook

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust welcomes recognition by the Hendry Review, released today, that any tidal lagoon development in the UK should be subject to strict monitoring of any impacts of the technology on the marine environment.

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  • COUNTRYFILE FESTIVE SPECIAL AT GREYSTONES FARM

    Monday 12th December, 2016

    Countryfile filming for the Christmas special at Greystones Farm

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) has welcomed presenter Ellie Harrison and the Countryfile team to Greystones Farm nature reserve to film for the BBC One show’s Christmas Special.

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  • LOWER WOODS RESERVE AND COMMUNITIES TRANSFORMED

    Tuesday 29th November, 2016

    Volunteers at Lower Woods

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) has been busy in 2016, transforming its spectacular Lower Woods Reserve into a multi-use space through the Nature Reserves Restoration and Recreation Project, enabling the Trust to engage with the surrounding community on a scale never before seen at the site.

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  • WELCOME WINTER AND WILDLIFE WITH THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST ADVENT’URE CALENDAR

    Thursday 24th November, 2016

    Barrow Wake (c) Ellen Winter

    Most advent calendars have a little piece of chocolate lurking behind the door, but Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Advent’ure Calendar is all about getting out and enjoying our brilliant county – and then feeling justified to gorge on treats over Christmas and make sure the wildlife in your garden has plenty to eat too.

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  • GLOUCESTERSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST AND BOX RESIDENTS SECURE FUTURE OF LOCAL NATURE RESERVE

    Friday 28th October, 2016

    Box Wood (c) Steve Hemmings

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is planning to take on the lease of Box Wood, an ancient woodland near Minchinhampton, following a successful appeal to buy the wood by the local community.

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