Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the county’s leading local wildlife charity invite you to join local storyteller Mark Harandon and walk back into the past through the grassland and gorse to the wild hill of Bartinney.
Join Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Cornwall’s leading local wildlife charity protecting Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places in a fantastic opportunity to visit their new Bostraze Nature Reserve at dawn to hear the nature reserve’s birdlife welcome another spring morning with birdsong.
What you put on your plate an have a huge impact on Cornwall’s natural beauty. Matt Slater, Marine Conservation Officer for Cornwall Wildlife Trust offers some tips on supporting Cornwall’s oldest industry
Way back in 2004 Babs Atkins bequeathed Looe (St George’s) Island to Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Cornwall’s leading wildlife charity. Ten years on and the Trust have had their hands full as they’ve worked to carefully look after the island wildlife’s and its visitors!
In this stunning sub-tropical climate, the Scilly Isles boasts the perfect weather for a heavenly host of flora which turns these islands into a patchwork of vibrant colours and provides work for islanders. Lesley Double joined the 2013 harvest
It’s known the world over for its breath-taking scenery, famous sign post and as the starting place for countless treks the length of Britain, including the 2012 Olympic torch relay. But it’s what lies beneath the soil of Land’s End that has been getting archaeologists excited since last year, when a family of burrowing rabbits unearthed stunning evidence of over 5000 years of human activity on the site.
A webcam has been installed at the Falmouth Coastguard station, to capture live footage of the harbour and seals at Black Rock to assist with the creation of a database of Cornwall’s grey seal population.
I remember once watching a buff-breasted sandpiper on a golf course on the Scillies. This is an American bird which had been blown off course (excuse the pun) across the Atlantic in a storm. It had intended to fly from North to South America but had ended up in Cornwall and was lucky to be alive. At the time I wondered what would happen to it, would it ever go back or would it be stuck on this side of the Atlantic for life?
Staff and their families from Helston based company Frugi were recently treated to an exclusive wildlife walk at Windmill Farm Nature Reserve on the Lizard, lead by Cornwall Wildlife Trust. This extra-special wildlife experience celebrated Frugi’s fantastic support for the Trust during their eight year relationship.
Last year the national honey survey reported that the honey harvest across the country was down 72 per cent on 2011, with beekeepers across the South West only scraping seven pounds per hive, compared to a yearly average of thirty pounds.
The search is on to find the best visual portrayal of our nation’s enduring connection to the sea. It’s part of a new national photography competition launched today by one of the UK’s oldest maritime charities to celebrate Seafarers Awareness Week (24 – 30 June).