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My Wild City Newsletter


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Welcome to the first Avon Wildlife Trust My Wild City newsletter, keeping you up to date with all the activities which are helping transform Bristol into the first city-wide nature reserve.
Do you have a project you think we should know about? If so please get in touch
 
 
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My Wild Office

The transformation at the BBC Natural History Unit (on Whiteladies Road) from uninspiring lawn to thriving wildlife garden is complete! Check out the latest pictures of the garden, which now makes space for nature in the heart of the city.  
 
 
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My Wild City Maps


Our new interactive map is live! See what action is being taken across the city to create wildlife habitat and green corridors. 
Have you done something amazing for wildlife? Let us know so we can add you to our map for everyone to see.
 
 
 
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Wild City Action Team


Join our wonderful group of volunteers restoring high quality local wildlife sites within Bristol. Whether you are interested in wildlife conservation, want to learn new skills or would just enjoy some fresh air in a beautiful spot in the city, this is the team for you!
 
 
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Get Bristol Buzzing

Get Bristol Buzzing is uniting projects across Bristol to help make the city a better place for important pollinating insects.
Visit the website for the latest update. Read our 5 Top Tips for helping pollinators and take part in the Green Treasure Hunt around the city.
 
 
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What's on in August


Come see the My Wild City project displayed as part of the City Ideas Studio at the Architects Centre, Harbourside. 
Open until 13th September.
Nature drop in session
Join us to learn how to make your garden better for wildlife and how My Wild City is transforming the green spaces of Bristol.
Saturday 5th September 12pm - 5pm 
 
 
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What to see: Peregrines

August is the ideal time to look out for our local peregrines.  Listen out for their calls and see if you can spot any visiting peregrines too.
Read the blog on Bristol's Peregrines by My Wild City Officer Matt Collis.
 
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How to... Build an insect hotel

Building an insect hotel not only helps the invertebrates in your garden but benefits all wildlife including frogs and hedgehogs. Using a wooden pallet and materials gathered mainly from your garden, you can make you very own bug palace! 
Watch our 'how to...' video to learn how.
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