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The Environmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (ERCCIS) working to collate, manage and disseminate biological and geological information for use in research, conservation and sustainable development, working with local and national biological recorders and conservation organisations for the better environmental conservation of the county.
As a Local Environmental Record Centre, ERCCIS works to support and facilitate recording acorss Cornwall, through our Wildlife Information Service and online recording website ORKS - Online Recording Kernow and Scilly

ERCCIS is been accredited by the Associaltion of Local Environmental Records Centres in 2016, by meeting the national standards for environmental data management and provision. 

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September 2017
“On the subject of wild mushrooms, it is easy to tell who is an expert and who is not: The expert is the one who is still alive.” -- Donal Henahan

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A new publication describing nearly 1000 wild and naturalised species of flowers and…

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