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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

  • Kilminorth Woods, Looe –guided walk + coppicing for dormice

    18th Nov 2019 by

    November 2019 has been Kilminorth-themed for me, with a guided tour of the woods on 8th and a practical activity (forgoing Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s AGM), to benefit local dormice on 16th. Both events are featured in this blog, along with some glorious autumnal scenery. Remarkably, despite what has often felt like a cold, dark, very… Read more

  • How to discover insects – at any time of year

    12th Nov 2019 by

    You’d think that winter would be a time of death and dormancy for insects, and you’d be right … but not entirely. A trip out with your local Wildlife Group at any time of year (especially in mild Cornwall) may lead to insect sightings, even if you are actually looking at plants, mammals or even… Read more

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