We welcome support from Oxfordshire based companies and have a wide range of opportunities for sponsorship. If you would like more information please get in touch with Camilla Burrow.
Environmental News, Information and Training – The monthly Environmental Bulletin email reaches 1,700 individuals. We produce other educational and training materials including our bi-annual printed newsletter, Nature Recovery Report and Bee leaflets.
Virtual Training and Conferences – Last year we welcomed over 400 people to a wide range of online events, including Butterfly identification, Oxfordshire Catchment Conference, Wild Oxfordshire Annual Lecture and our Community Groups Conference. Sponsorship can range from £200 – £5k.
Bee Healthy Borders – Working with volunteers 3 doctor’s surgeries now have bee-friendly borders. We’ve designed the planting scheme, sourced local neonicotinoid free plants, and provided information boards and training courses in pollinator ID. These are great for the mental health of staff and patients and good for the health of pollinators. This work costs £750 – £2k per site.
The Community Ecology Project inspires local communities to take action that will best deliver nature’s recovery. Our ecologist Roselle, helps and advises over 80 volunteer groups to carry out vital conservation work. Some groups just need pointing towards other sources of information, whilst others need more intense and bespoke help on species identification and habitat management.
The value of the Community Ecology Project is that we are consistently there to support the groups and their needs. These change as the group evolves and in response to the wider political environment, including Neighbourhood Plans, housing and climate change. One size does not fit all when it comes to wildlife and volunteers.
£5k would enable Roselle to help up to ten groups with initial advice or advise one group plus the practical costs of habitat creation, such as designing and planting a community orchard – with more funding we will be able to achieve even more for the benefit of our communities and environment in Oxfordshire.