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  • Coming up on this blog …

    28th Jun 2019 by

    Look out for coming posts this summer:including … Out in the field: First hand reports from Local Groups that volunteer as hands-on conservation work parties in both West and East Cornwall – will we be scything with minimal upper body clothing, pulling alien plants out of the ground, clearing scrub to reveal the jewels of… Read more

  • Hello from Rowena @ Natural Word

    28th Jun 2019 by

    I’m a writer, editor and published author, dedicated to inspiring people about the natural world and wildlife conservation.  Former editor of Wild Cornwall for Cornwall Wildlife Trust (2003 to spring 2019), I am now the Trust’s freelance roving reporter, bringing local nature news to your screens. I hope you enjoy my wildlife blogs, and please… Read more

  • Scything for nature conservation

    28th Aug 2019 by

    Down the lane we went between high hedges. It was late August, a time when many flowers have turned to fluffy, scruffy seedheads, many fruits are still ripening and leaves have darkened and lost their translucent shine. We took the narrow path around the field as instructed by Peter Kent, Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Nature Reserves… Read more

  • A Day to Remember in Par

    12th Aug 2019 by

    On Sunday 11th August the Cornubia Community centre in Par was the focus of a fantastic, friendly gathering of the great and the good in local wildlife and environmental volunteering. The event being celebrated was the 10th Anniversary of the Friends of Par Beach, and they had turned it into a proper discovery day featuring… Read more

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