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  • New Initiative for Cornwall’s Young People Creating a Blue Future for the County

    Wednesday 15th November, 2017

    Hundreds of young people in Cornwall are stepping up and creating what is rightfully theirs: a healthy planet, a thriving economy, and a brighter future, thanks to a new Beach Rangers Academy programme developed by Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Cornwall College Newquay’s Your Shore Beach Ranger Project.

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  • Trust wins £12,000 for solar energy

    Monday 13th November, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust is delighted to have been announced regional winners in the M&S Energy Fund and will receive £12,000 to install solar panels at their offices near Truro.

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  • Race to protect Cornwall’s wildlife

    Friday 10th November, 2017

    The race is on to raise funds to protect Cornwall’s wildlife with runners from all over the county taking part in the annual Race for Wildlife on Sunday 3rd December in Penwith.

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  • Beach boost for Looe and Seaton

    Friday 10th November, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust will continue working through 2018 on behalf of the Looe Bathing Water Quality Partnership, keeping bathing waters healthy in Looe and Seaton. Impressive community efforts in recent years have reduced pollution getting into rivers, which has led to measurable improvements in bathing water quality.

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  • Inspirational Environmentalist to speak at Trust Discovery Day

    Thursday 2nd November, 2017

    Inspirational British environmentalist Tony Juniper will be special guest speaker at Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s 2017 Discovery Day which has a distinctly sustainable accent to it, on Saturday 25th November at the Royal Cornwall Showground.

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  • Record year for Cornwall’s Marine Wildlife

    Monday 30th October, 2017

    Over 2,500 records, representing tens of thousands of animals, were sent into Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Seaquest Southwest Project in 2016 – a record breaking year for the initiative as described in their recently released 2016 report. From our Cornish bottlenose dolphins to the rare arctic bowhead whale, this result continues to support Cornwall’s top status as one of the best places to see coastal and marine wildlife in the UK.

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  • Cornwall, a great Plaice to be!

    Wednesday 18th October, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s sustainable seafood project has announced this week that Cornish plaice has been added to the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide list of recommended seafood.

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  • An Evening of Butterflies

    Thursday 5th October, 2017

    Wine, art, music and nature. Leading contemporary artist Kurt Jackson and Bordeaux’s Cornish winemaker Mark Hellyar to unveil a new Wild White Sauvignon Blanc at event in aid of Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

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  • Record breaking Open Gardens season

    Thursday 5th October, 2017

    An impressive £12,950 has been raised through the Open Gardens scheme run by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, making it an amazing record breaking year. This money will go towards the Trust’s ongoing work to protect Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places.

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  • Trust working to eradicate invasive knotweed

    Thursday 5th October, 2017

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust has begun work to eradicate Japanese Knotweed which can be bad news for wildlife and people alike from the Drift Reservoir Catchment in west Penwith. South West Water is funding the Trust to treat Japanese Knotweed over the next five years to try and completely remove this problem plant from the whole Drift Drinking Water Catchment.

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