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  • Don’t miss the boat to Looe Island Nature Reserve

    Monday 12th March, 2018

    Bookings are now being taken for this year’s trips to Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s stunning Island Nature Reserve, just off the coast at Looe, and a place on their ever popular Guided Walks. It all begins with a fun boat trip, 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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  • Gardens open for wildlife

    Monday 12th March, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s popular Open Gardens scheme begins in April and for residents and visitors alike this is a chance to explore a dozen of Cornwall’s most stunning gardens some of which are opening for the first time for the public.

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  • Frugi Customers Love Cornwall Wildlife Trust

    Friday 2nd March, 2018

    Beach clean in Bude, photo by Clive Symn

    Frugi, the award-winning organic children’s clothes brand, confirmed its reputation as one of Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s biggest business funders recently. A huge number of its customers have backed the Trust by choosing the charity to benefit from the company’s donation scheme.

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  • Trust respond to Agricultural Command Paper

    Thursday 1st March, 2018

    Making changes to benefit wildlife and farm business

    Our wildlife is in crisis with only a tiny proportion of our previous abundance of wildflowers, birds and sea-life now remaining. We can turn this around and lead the world in nature’s recovery but only with true government leadership.

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  • Cornwall Wildlife Trust welcomes today’s proposals to free public money for Cornwall’s environment

    Tuesday 27th February, 2018

    The government proposals – which include money being redirected from direct farm payments based on the amount of land farmed, to a new system of paying farmers ‘public money for public goods’ – principally their work to enhance the environment and invest in sustainable food production - aligns closely with the Trust’s own ambitions; namely protecting and enhancing wildlife on land and at sea and re-connecting people with nature.

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  • Cornwall’s first Love Your Beach Day

    Thursday 1st February, 2018

    Cornwall’s first ever Love Your Beach Day happens on February 14, Valentine’s Day, and will involve thousands of people throughout Cornwall taking part in a massive beach clean. Your Shore Beach Rangers, a project of Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Cornwall College are coordinating the event and calling for everyone to join in and show their love for the marine and coastal environment.

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  • Cornwall’s dolphins and porpoises urgently need your help!

    Thursday 1st February, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust has launched an urgent appeal for funds to pay for vital research to discover why so many marine mammals are stranding on our beaches.

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  • Second showing of award winning Cornish wildlife film to meet demand

    Thursday 25th January, 2018

    A second showing of the award-winning film ‘Wild Cornwall – Out of the Edge’ will be at the Poly Arts Centre, Falmouth, on Wednesday 21st February following an early sell-out of UK premiere tickets on the 8th February.

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  • Farmers soiling their undies for good grass in Cornwall

    Thursday 25th January, 2018

    Farmers in West Cornwall have been burying their underpants to help with their grassland management. Cotton underpants are made from organic matter, so an attractive feast for soil microbes and earthworms. Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s farm advisers, working on South West Water’s Upstream Thinking project, have encouraged eight farmers to bury pants under their grass. After two months, the holiness of the underpants gives an indication of soil health.

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  • Cornwall Wildlife Trust welcomes new Chief Executive

    Thursday 25th January, 2018

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust welcomes new Chief Executive, Carolyn Cadman, following the retirement of Trevor Edwards after 37 successful years establishing and growing the Trust. Carolyn joins the Trust with a wealth of experience in Cornwall and in national environmental bodies.

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