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  • Trail-blazing farmers to start badger vaccination in mid-Cornwall

    Monday 11th February, 2019

    A surge of interest in badger vaccination from farmers in mid-Cornwall has led them to team up with Cornwall Wildlife Trust. The Trust has started to vaccinate badgers on their nature reserves in order to reduce the prevalence of bovine TB in badgers on their land.

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  • Love your Beach Day 2019!

    Thursday 24th January, 2019

    Love your beach day 2019!

    The people of Cornwall will be showing their love for their beaches on Valentine’s Day when they join forces and take part in organised beach cleans throughout the county on Love Your Beach Day 2019, and everyone is welcomed to join in. Last year, over 300 volunteers across Cornwall battled the elements to take part in Cornwall’s first, Love Your Beach Day! The day hosted 13 organised beach cleans across the county, largely organised by the Your Shore Network, Hayle Youth Project, Holywell Surf Lifesaving Club and Praze an Beeble WI.

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  • Important information about February's Direct Debit payment

    Friday 18th January, 2019

    We are sorry that members' 1st February direct debit payment has been debited from their account early, on 18th January, ahead of schedule due to an administration error.

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  • Cornwall's Top 10 Wildlife Wonders of 2018

    Friday 21st December, 2018

    2018 has been a very mixed year for Cornwall’s wildlife. Nationally 56% of UK species have declined in recent years, some of them at an alarming rate. The same thing is happening here in Cornwall. It isn’t all bad news though, there are many examples where species decline has been reversed in small areas, but this will need to be scaled up if we are to bring species like hedgehogs and skylarks back from the brink. New Government legislation due in 2019 could help to turn things around if it is strong enough.

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  • Award winning wildlife film moves to Newquay

    Thursday 20th December, 2018

    Ian McCarthy’s award-winning film ‘Wild Cornwall – Out on the Edge’ will be showing at the Lighthouse Cinema, Newquay on Sunday 3rd February after several sell-out performances in Falmouth and Truro.

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  • Your help is needed to secure the future of wildlife havens across Cornwall after Brexit

    Wednesday 28th November, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust is asking for donations to secure funding to manage their 57 nature reserves, which together provide 5,500 acres of sanctuary and space for wildlife across Cornwall.

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  • A calendar that helps Cornwall’s wildlife

    Friday 16th November, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust has bought out their annual wildlife calendar, using stunning images from their photographic group, and from winners of their annual Wild Cornwall Calendar photo competition.

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  • The annual Race to protect Cornwall’s wildlife

    Thursday 8th November, 2018

    The race is on again to raise funds to protect Cornwall’s wildlife with runners from all over the county taking part in the annual Race for Wildlife on Sunday 2nd December in Penwith.

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  • Frugi donate essential funds to Cornwall Wildlife Trust

    Thursday 18th October, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust is celebrating a donation of more than £22,000 from Frugi, the UK’s leading organic children’s wear brand.

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  • Will new legislation for agriculture reverse the decline of Cornwall’s wildlife?

    Thursday 11th October, 2018

    Shocking new figures from the Environmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (ERCCIS), hosted by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, show a worrying decline in Cornwall’s wildlife. But keeping up public pressure on politicians could create new legislation which helps to reverse the downward trend.

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