New Project: LoCATE Somerset Frome

BART are excited to announce that we have received funding to run our LoCATE (Local Community Action Through Education) Project in Frome, Somerset, thanks to a grant from the Michael Samuel Charitable Trust, managed by the Somerset Community Foundation. Working with schools, Parish Councils, and local communities throughout and surrounding Frome, the project aims to:…

Yellow fish invade Bristol

Over the past month, BART have spent time with 80+ Bristol children and residents as part of our Yellowfish Project.  This project aims to raise awareness of water pollution by reminding people that any waste entering outdoor drains may go directly to the nearest stream, river or lake, causing pollution and killing wildlife. We’ve painted over 100 yellow fish near to storm…

View from a volunteer

The following blog post comes from Andrea Goodmansen, our BART education volunteer who has joined us from Monterey, California:   “This summer I have spent time at Southmead Adventure Playground teaching children about the invertebrates living in their stream and the importance of keeping litter and pollution out of streams. Once a week during the summer holiday…