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  • Vibrant marine life surveyed on Manacles Reef

    Thursday 20th July, 2017

    The Manacles, a treacherous rocky reef that juts out from the Lizard peninsula, famous for the shipwrecks that it has caused, is also designated as a Marine Conservation Zone. Cornwall Wildlife Trust has now carried out a Seasearch Dive expedition to survey its marine life. It was strikingly clear from the very first dive what an amazing underwater area this is.

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  • Discover Cornwall’s inspirational marine life

    Thursday 13th July, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust is celebrating Cornwall’s extraordinary marine life with two weeks of fun and inspiring marine events as part of National Marine Week, which runs from Saturday 29th July to Sunday 13th August.

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  • Summer opening for Trenarth

    Thursday 13th July, 2017

    Trenarth garden at High Cross near Constantine are opening their gates in aid of Cornwall Wildlife Trust as part of their Open Gardens scheme. Last year it was a spring opening for the garden, this year they move to a summer date in July giving visitors a whole new perspective on the beauty there.

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  • Bags of Help for Cornish Dolphins

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    There are few experiences more thrilling than watching dolphins from the clifftop, or out on a boat. But there is nothing more heart-wrenching than seeing them washed up dead on the beach and so far this year there have been almost 200 dead dolphins found on Cornish beaches.

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  • Messages from the Deep Found In West Cornwall

    Tuesday 4th July, 2017

    A rare satellite tag from a Spanish deep-water shark has been discovered washed up in West Cornwall, prompting marine experts from Cornwall Wildlife Trust to uncover the mystery of its origin and return this valuable piece of equipment back to the scientists who sent it out to sea.

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  • The Wild Cornish Bee Walk

    Thursday 29th June, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust are thrilled to have joined celebrated Cornish artist Kurt Jackson’s latest exhibition ‘Bees (and the Odd Wasp) in My Bonnet’ which both celebrates the importance of bees and pollinators to our environment and acknowledges the dangers they face. Disease, chemicals and disappearing green spaces have all contributed to their dramatic decline in recent years.

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  • The ‘good life’ at Meadowside

    Wednesday 21st June, 2017

    Meadowside, a six-acre smallholding at Trevarth, Redruth, is managed with wildlife in mind and it attracts a large variety of birds and insects. Hedgehogs are often seen here, along with rabbits and the odd fox.

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  • Final Call for Wildlife Friendly Business Awards

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    With just one week to go before the deadline, competition for the Cornwall Tourism Awards is gaining momentum. Cornwall Wildlife Trust has once again been invited to judge the ‘Wildlife Friendly Business Award’ category and is calling on all businesses that are interested in entering to do so now.

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  • Beavers Are Back In Cornwall!

    Monday 19th June, 2017

    After being hunted to extinction in the UK 400 years ago beavers are now back in Cornwall thanks to a partnership between Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Woodland Valley Farm in Ladock near Truro creating one of the most exciting wildlife stories in Cornish history.

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  • A playground for wildlife

    Monday 5th June, 2017

    If Cornish wildlife needed a place to play they could find no better location than Lethytep, near Lanreath. This stunning 52-acre garden is a haven designed specifically to attract wildlife and it is one of the regular supporters of Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Open Gardens scheme.

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