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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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  • Praise for new Isles of Scilly botanical book

    Thursday 1st June, 2017

    A new book describing nearly one thousand wild and naturalised species of flowers and ferns found on the Isles of Scilly is getting high praise from both professional botanists and amateur enthusiasts throughout the country.

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  • It’s June…time to go wild

    Friday 26th May, 2017

    It’s June and that marks the start of 30 Days Wild!

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  • Seasearch uncovers Newquay’s hidden underwater treasures

    Thursday 18th May, 2017

    A Seasearch Dive expedition organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, exploring the Newquay and Gannel Marine Conservation Zone, has led to some very exciting discoveries and confirmed that Newquay has a wealth of marine life.

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  • What would you name Cornwall’s beavers?

    Friday 12th May, 2017

    The Cornwall Beaver Project, run by local wildlife charity Cornwall Wildlife Trust, has launched a ‘Name the Beaver’ competition to raise funds for one of the county’s most exciting wildlife projects. The Trust and Woodland Valley Farm plan to bring Eurasian beavers back to Cornwall after being hunted to extinction several hundred years ago.

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  • Spring squill, bluer than bluebells!

    Friday 5th May, 2017

    One of spring’s most vibrant plants is in full bloom at the moment, but not for long! Ligger and Holywell headlands situated on the coast between Holywell Bay and Perran Sands are covered in the blue hue of spring squill. This low growing plant loves coastal headlands covered in a short sward.

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  • Only rain down the drain in Helston

    Friday 5th May, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the Loe Pool Forum (loepool.org) have teamed up with children from St. Michael’s C of E Primary School in Helston to keep the River Cober cleaner. Children from the school went into Helston armed with yellow spray-paint and fish-shaped stencils.

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