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  • Three seasons of Cornish colour

    Friday 8th April, 2016

    It’s all aboard for this year’s Open Gardens events with a number of new gardens opening this year along with established favourites. One is even offering visitors a steam train ride, while others are changing their opening seasons, giving a completely fresh view of their gardens.

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  • Taking rockpooling to extremes

    Thursday 7th April, 2016

    This summer Cornwall Wildlife Trust is expanding on their already popular rockpool ramble events and injecting more excitement in a series of extreme marine eco-events. It will also mean that the Trust can examine areas normally inaccessible unless accompanied by trained and qualified guides.

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  • Penwith mountain bikers raise £550 for local wildlife

    Monday 4th April, 2016

    A group of dedicated Penwith mountain bikers have raised an amazing £550 for local wildlife charity Cornwall Wildlife Trust through a sponsored ride. The money raised will go directly to the Trust’s important work protecting Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places.

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  • Celebrate Cornwall’s wildlife with the Trust

    Monday 4th April, 2016

    The countdown has begun for our biggest annual event Wildlife Celebration, which showcases all the work we do to protect Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places.

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  • Candles in company with the Trust

    Thursday 31st March, 2016

    The environment is very important to St. Eval Candle Company and it has now become one of the latest businesses to help the county’s wildlife by joining Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Business Supporter Scheme as a Wildlife Partner.

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  • Cornish Master Fish a recipe for sustainability

    Wednesday 30th March, 2016

    Cornish Master Fish is an exciting new seafood recipe cooking competition which is open to anyone who loves cooking with Cornish seafood, whatever their age. It is latest in a drive by Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Cornwall Good Seafood Guide to encourage people to get behind local fishermen and eat more sustainable seafood!

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  • The Incredible Journey of ‘Clet’ the lone bottlenose dolphin

    Monday 21st March, 2016

    A solitary bottlenose dolphin, with a distinctive fin first caught the UK media’s attention when he ventured into our Cornish waters in 2014 and has since explored our coasts from as far south and east as Portland, in Dorset, up to the Scottish Highlands.

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  • Rare hermit crab rediscovered

    Wednesday 16th March, 2016

    Rare hermit crab by Matt Slater Shoresearch rock pool

    A rare and brightly colourful hermit crab was discovered by volunteers on a Cornwall Wildlife Trust ‘Shoresearch’ survey at a Castle beach, Falmouth on Saturday 12th March. The tiny hermit crab measuring only six millimetres in length hasn’t been recorded in Cornish waters since 1985!

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  • Cornwall's Bright Young Future

    Monday 14th March, 2016

    Your Shore Beach Rangers

    Young people in Cornwall will soon have the opportunity to step up and create what is rightfully theirs: a healthy planet, a thriving economy and a brighter future, thanks to £1 million of funding from the Big Lottery Fund for Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Your Shore Beach Ranger Project. And the work starts now, as the charity is calling for young people to get involved and design their project logo.

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  • Island wildlife haven soon to open for season

    Friday 19th February, 2016

    Book your place to visit our stunning Looe Island Nature Reserve, just off the coast at Looe. It all begins with a boat trip across waters teaming with life, followed by a fascinating guided tour with the warden around the island which, with its various habitats, provides a quiet haven for wildlife.

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