The Big Garden Birdwatch January 28th ~ 30th 2022

So we see the month in with plants and see it out with birds. Over a million people took part last year and they hope for more this year. The survey takes one hour and you count the maximum number of each species you see at any one time in that hour. Goldcrest at the …

Join in with the New Year Plant Hunt from 1st to 4th January 2022

More people can take part in this survey for the BSBI (Botanical Society o0f Britain & Ireland) now because they have designed a new app with lots of help available. It’s up to three hours worth of flower hunting and yes, it does have to be actually in flower; wild and naturalised flowers, not garden …

Who will be the first to see and hear the……..?

~ swallows & martins, even a cuckoo.   In the few days since we received our April newsletter, several more firsts have been recorded. The chiffchaffs are well and truly settled; blackcaps are singing but as far as I know, no one has yet seen a house martin or swallow. Possible cuckoo calls heard on the …

Beavers on the Otter in Devon.

For anyone who is interested in beavers, Devon Wildlife Trust hosted an excellent presentation about the beavers on the river Otter and the possibility of introducing them to the Culm which can be viewed from this link: https://connectingtheculm.com/beavers-for-the-culm/?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=113102625&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8c7MXBiPzqT6lAjdjVmcLERhbDe7t7RTuK2aJUYuCnuiDa1FZL10h5Apvi1LiB2zcUMm3GHpgDLr274KrOGtsiDsRFnQ&utm_content=113102625&utm_source=hs_email

This years Big Garden Birdwatch is from 29th to 31st January

Apparently this is the world’s largest wildlife survey. Quite a few of our wildlife group take part each year but anyone can join in. Basically, you spend an hour looking at the birds in your garden or local park. You can wrap up well and go outside (take a hot drink!) or stay in the …

The Nature Recovery Plan for Cornwall is really important!

This is a reminder to have your say about the Nature Recovery Plan for Cornwall, one of five areas in England chosen to trial this plan. Click on the link below to read the details but the important part is the survey where you can select your priorities and place a ‘pin’ on the county …