January, 2019

  • A new year of Open Gardens for Cornwall Wildlife Trust

    Thursday 14th March, 2019

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust has announced this year’s gardens taking part in their ever popular annual Open Gardens scheme. There are some new additions, but lots of the old favourites are there.

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  • Volunteers create 'living' hedge at Millennium Woods

    Thursday 14th March, 2019

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Wild Penwith volunteer group has built and repaired over 100 meters of Cornish hedge over the years but living, “green” hedges are a fairly rare feature of the Penwith landscape. So when they were invited to Millennium Woods with the chance of creating one, it was an exciting challenge!

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  • Big or small, ponds for all! Gardeners across Cornwall urged to make a splash for wildlife

    Wednesday 13th March, 2019

    For this year’s Wild About Gardens challenge, The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are calling on people to put in a pond. From mini container ponds to larger sunken ponds, it’s THE garden feature that can make the biggest difference to wildlife.

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  • Little Clothes BIG Change project boosts Cornwall’s marine wildlife protection by £13,000

    Thursday 7th March, 2019

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s largest business donor, Frugi has provided the conservation charity with a welcome boost for the start of the year with a donation of £13,000.

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  • Rare Seahorse found in Fal fishery – proof that sustainable oyster fishing has a bright future

    Monday 4th March, 2019

    Seahorses are extremely rare in Cornish waters, and very rarely recorded. Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Marine Officer, Matt Slater, came face to face with one while helping on a survey of the Fal oyster beds being run by Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA).

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  • ‘Beyond the Wave’ – Cornwall’s 7th Annual Your Shore Conference

    Monday 25th February, 2019

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Cornwall College’s Your Shore Beach Rangers Project is delighted to announce the 7th Annual Your Shore Conference on Saturday 2nd March at the Pavilion Centre, Royal Cornwall Showground 9am-5pm. The conference celebrates the achievements of the Your Shore Network; a collaboration of fantastic marine conservation groups and volunteers around Cornwall.

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  • Award-winning Wild Cornwall film moves to Wadebridge

    Monday 18th February, 2019

    Ian McCarthy’s award-winning film ‘Wild Cornwall – Out on the Edge’ will be showing at the Regal Cinema, Wadebridge on Sunday 24th February after several sell-out performances in Falmouth, Truro, and Newquay.

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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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