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  • Bags of Help for Cornish Dolphins

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    There are few experiences more thrilling than watching dolphins from the clifftop, or out on a boat. But there is nothing more heart-wrenching than seeing them washed up dead on the beach and so far this year there have been almost 200 dead dolphins found on Cornish beaches.

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  • Messages from the Deep Found In West Cornwall

    Tuesday 4th July, 2017

    A rare satellite tag from a Spanish deep-water shark has been discovered washed up in West Cornwall, prompting marine experts from Cornwall Wildlife Trust to uncover the mystery of its origin and return this valuable piece of equipment back to the scientists who sent it out to sea.

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  • The Wild Cornish Bee Walk

    Thursday 29th June, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust are thrilled to have joined celebrated Cornish artist Kurt Jackson’s latest exhibition ‘Bees (and the Odd Wasp) in My Bonnet’ which both celebrates the importance of bees and pollinators to our environment and acknowledges the dangers they face. Disease, chemicals and disappearing green spaces have all contributed to their dramatic decline in recent years.

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  • The ‘good life’ at Meadowside

    Wednesday 21st June, 2017

    Meadowside, a six-acre smallholding at Trevarth, Redruth, is managed with wildlife in mind and it attracts a large variety of birds and insects. Hedgehogs are often seen here, along with rabbits and the odd fox.

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  • Final Call for Wildlife Friendly Business Awards

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    With just one week to go before the deadline, competition for the Cornwall Tourism Awards is gaining momentum. Cornwall Wildlife Trust has once again been invited to judge the ‘Wildlife Friendly Business Award’ category and is calling on all businesses that are interested in entering to do so now.

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  • Beavers Are Back In Cornwall!

    Monday 19th June, 2017

    After being hunted to extinction in the UK 400 years ago beavers are now back in Cornwall thanks to a partnership between Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Woodland Valley Farm in Ladock near Truro creating one of the most exciting wildlife stories in Cornish history.

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  • A playground for wildlife

    Monday 5th June, 2017

    If Cornish wildlife needed a place to play they could find no better location than Lethytep, near Lanreath. This stunning 52-acre garden is a haven designed specifically to attract wildlife and it is one of the regular supporters of Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Open Gardens scheme.

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  • Praise for new Isles of Scilly botanical book

    Thursday 1st June, 2017

    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 enthusiasts throughout the country.

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  • It’s June…time to go wild

    Friday 26th May, 2017

    It’s June and that marks the start of 30 Days Wild!

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  • Seasearch uncovers Newquay’s hidden underwater treasures

    Thursday 18th May, 2017

    A Seasearch Dive expedition organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, exploring the Newquay and Gannel Marine Conservation Zone, has led to some very exciting discoveries and confirmed that Newquay has a wealth of marine life.

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