Bristol Pesticide Amnesty

What pesticides might be lurking at the back of your shed, garage or under the kitchen sink? Help protect nature in your neighbourhood and dispose of unwanted pesticides by joining in England’s first pesticide amnesty!

City Nature Challenge 2021: Bristol and Bath – what happened?

Over 4 epic days the residents of Bristol and Bath set about exploring nature on their doorstep to help put local wildlife on the map for City Nature Challenge alongside 422 city regions worldwide!

The Crew

Be the face of the UK’s largest free celebration of the natural world!

Show and Tell Nature – exciting new public engagement training for UWE students

Tired of live stream talks? Hoping for more imaginative online engagement events? We are too! That’s why the Natural History Consortium (NHC) is partnering with UWE to co-create a series of exciting, innovative hybrid events for the Festival of Nature,

We need your help to mystery shop your local park!

We are looking for volunteers to visit 1 or 2 Bristol parks in October and share their experiences, through a ‘mystery shopper’ survey. Find out how you can get involved!

What next for nature? Postcards from the future

We're halfway through 2020 and this year has been a massive time of change for everyone. As we all move towards some kind of ‘new normal’ - what would you like to see in the future for the environment?

Antarctica Day Competition Winners!

A huge well done and thank you to everyone who sent in your AMAZING Antarctica themed writing - the judges had a very hard time choosing the best entry for every age group! Take a look at the winners here.


Festival of Nature's Antarctica Day might be over, but, there's still time to get involved with our Antarctica themed creative writing competition!

City Nature Challenge and Coronavirus: Stay Safe, Stay Home

As you take part in City Nature Challenge, please follow the strict government guidance on social distancing.

Festival of Nature: City Nature Challenge update

Between April 24-27 Bristol and Bath will collaborate with 150+ cities across the world to find and record as much local wildlife as possible as part of City Nature Challenge. Find out more!