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  • Show your support for Local Wildlife Sites under threat

    Friday 4th May, 2018

    Sign the e-petition before 10 May

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  • A Cornish garden with romantic connections

    Thursday 3rd May, 2018

    A place of interest to both gardeners and poetry lovers alike is the latest garden to open this year in support of Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Open Gardens scheme.

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  • The mobile App that helps Cornish hedgehogs

    Wednesday 2nd May, 2018

    An exciting new mobile app has just been launched that will make recording Cornish wildlife quick easy and fun. The ORKS App, created by ERCCIS; Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s wildlife records centre allows you to record wildlife sightings whilst out and about, even if you don’t have WIFI or mobile data. The App prompts you for the essential information needed, and uses GPS for location and allows you to add photos to upload to the ORKS website [www.orks.org.uk] when you are ready. It is so simple and it is ready just in time for National Hedgehog Week which runs from the 6th to 12th May.

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  • Wildlife Friendly Business Award is open for entries

    Wednesday 2nd May, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, in partnership with the Environmental Growth for Business (EG4B) project, is delighted to announce that its popular ‘Wildlife Friendly Business Award’ category will once again feature in the forthcoming Cornwall Tourism Awards 2018.

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  • A wild day out with the Trust

    Friday 20th April, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife Celebration - their biggest annual event, which showcases the work they do to protect Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places, this year moves to the stunning location of Caerhays Castle Gardens near St. Austell, and it promises to be a great event for all the family.

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  • Go wild with 30 Days ‘happiness’ pack

    Friday 20th April, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust is encouraging people to do something wild every day for the month of June by taking part in the brilliant ‘30 Days Wild’, the UK’s only month-long nature challenge. Last year Cornwall saw more people than ever before sign up and go wild!

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  • Garden wildlife haven opens for the Trust

    Thursday 19th April, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s 2018 Open Gardens scheme is already attracting crowds of local people and visitors, and this garden is up there with the best of them.

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  • Act Swiftly for nature’s sake

    Wednesday 18th April, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust fears the county’s wildlife is in crisis with only a tiny proportion of Cornwall’s previous abundance of wildflowers, birds and sea-life now remaining.

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  • Cornish wildlife film wins gold in New York

    Thursday 12th April, 2018

    Cornish filmmaker Ian McCarthy has been awarded a gold world medal at the prestigious New York Festival for his film ‘Wild Cornwall – Out of the Edge’ in competition with the world’s top television and films from over 50 countries.

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  • Volunteers lay hedges for Cornish wildlife

    Thursday 12th April, 2018

    Volunteer groups from Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Cornwall Council have teamed up to lay a stretch of new hedge at Millennium Woods near Penzance. The result is a dense, living hedge which provides shelter, food and nesting sites for animals.

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