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  • Wildlife Trust swimmers conquer Round The Mount

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    On Saturday 3rd September a team from Cornwall Wildlife Trust successfully took part in the RNLI’s annual Round the Mount event, a 1.5 mile swim around St Michael’s Mount. In doing so they have raised over £3,000 and Marine Conservation Officer Matt Slater made a top ten finish!

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  • Help save Cornwall’s wild wetlands

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    Cornwall’s wetlands are under threat. They are prime targets for development, pollution, climate change and colonisation by non-native species. An urgent appeal has been launched by Cornwall Wildlife Trust to raise £18,000 to carry out vital work to protect this wetland ecosystem that supports so many of the county’s plant and animal species.

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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report.

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  • Trust photo group member wins national wildlife photography award

    Thursday 8th September, 2016

    A member of Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s photographic group has won best ‘Urban Wildlife’ picture at the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Geoff Trevarthen of Launceston, a member of the photo group for many years seized an opportune moment to capture the ‘Supermarket Starling’ which took this prestigious award.

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  • The Lizard becomes one of the largest National Nature Reserves in the South West

    Wednesday 31st August, 2016

    Natural England, The National Trust, and Cornwall Wildlife Trust are pleased to announce that the Lizard National Nature Reserve will be extended on 31st August 2016.

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  • Children have their eyes opened to an underwater world

    Wednesday 31st August, 2016

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust marine experts recently led a successful event where primary age children were taught the joys of snorkelling within the safety of some fabulous Cornish rockpools, with thanks to sponsorship from Trust Wildlife Partner South West Water.

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  • German wildlife supporter to be made a Cornish Bard

    Monday 22nd August, 2016

    An outstanding German citizen is to be made a Cornish Bard at the Gorsedh ceremony to be held at St. Keverne on Saturday 3rd September, an honour that comes as a direct result of the amazing volunteer work he has done for Cornwall and in particular for Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

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  • Trust staff take on Round The Mount challenge

    Friday 19th August, 2016

    Members of Cornwall Wildlife Trust staff, from Reserves to Marine, Ecologists to Managers, are joining forces to swim the now infamous ‘Round the Mount’ RNLI wild swimming event this September for both Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the RNLI, and are calling on its supporters to help them raise some much needed funds for the brilliant charities.

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  • Join the Seaquest Bottlenose Dolphin Roadshow!

    Friday 12th August, 2016

    This summer the Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Seaquest Southwest project is proud to announce that their week long Seaquest Bottlenose Dolphin Roadshow is touring around the county to raise awareness about these beautiful and important mammals.

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  • May Tree an intimate treasure of a garden

    Friday 12th August, 2016

    May Tree Garden is a beautiful garden at any time of year, and at the height of summer it will be a glorious sight. Visitors can find out for themselves when the Garden at Claybourne Close in St. Austell opens to the public in aid of Cornwall Wildlife Trust on Sunday August 21st from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

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