A gift in your Will to BTO
You can secure a brighter future for the UK's birds by giving a gift in your Will.
Your legacy? It started the day you joined us.
Frances Hurst is an inspirational BTO Trustee and volunteer who has kindly decided to remember BTO in her Will and pass on something wonderful. Listen to her story of how she became interested in ornithology and how watching woodpeckers with her grandmother ignited a life-long passion for birds.
Why leave a gift in your Will to BTO?
BTO relies on gifts in wills from supporters like you who are passionate about birds and the environment. Such gifts are vital to BTO continuing its research and informing positive conservation outcomes. Any gift, no matter how large or small, can make a real difference. By leaving a gift in your Will to BTO, you will help ensure future generations continue to enjoy birds and a wild-life rich world.
Pass on something wonderful and inspire the next generation of birders
David Walsh is a loyal BTO member and enthusiastic volunteer who has decided to leave a gift in his Will to BTO to inspire the next generation of birders:
Inspiring young people was the main reason I decided to include BTO in my will, but it wasn’t the only one. I enjoy taking part in both the weekly Garden BirdWatch and the annual Breeding Bird Survey; the way BTO uses data from volunteers to underpin a range of fascinating scientific research really sets the standard.David Walsh, BTO Member
However large or small the contribution you’d like to make, you’ll be helping us shape what the future will look like for our birds.
BirdTrack migration blog (23rd-29th September)
Given the seemingly unfavourable conditions over the past week, it has been a pleasant surprise to see such a diverse range of species on the move.
Counting birds and the Wetland Bird Survey (Tuesday 27 September, 10am)
This course involves one online session of about 1 hour 45 minutes, with a trainer:participant ratio of about 1:30. Participants' microphones are muted during the presentations but there is a large interactive component...