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Praise for new Isles of Scilly botanical book

Praise for new Isles of Scilly botanical book

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…

What would you name Cornwall’s beavers?

What would you name Cornwall’s beavers?

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…

Hedgehog Awareness Week!!

Hedgehog Awareness Week!!

This week is all about spreading the word about hedgehogs, our spiky little garden friends who are sadly disappearing from our countryside at an alarming rate.

Only rain down the drain in Helston

Only rain down the drain in Helston

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…

Spring squill, bluer than bluebells!

Spring squill, bluer than bluebells!

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…

Saxophone in the garden and all that jazz

Saxophone in the garden and all that jazz

Like gardens and music, and care about wildlife? Then the place to be is Restineas Cottage at Garker, St. Austell. On Sunday 14th May the garden opens its gates for Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and…

Bluebells and history at Coldrenick Open Garden

Bluebells and history at Coldrenick Open Garden

The garden at historic Coldrenick House in Menheniot opens for Cornwall Wildlife Trust on Sunday 7th May and the highlights will undoubtedly be the bluebell woodland, magnolias and other spring…