Local Group Events

Events run by local conservation groups in Cornwall

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation of Biological Recorders (CISFBR) is holding a wildlife recorders meeting where there will be brief updates from various wildlife recording groups, or key wildlife recorders, who are active in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly - followed by the CISFBR AGM.

All Welcome!

 

AGENDA

9 am - tea/coffee/biscuits (setting up displays)

The Treverbyn Wildlife Group are running the first Bioblitz of the Wonderful spaces of Treverbyn, near St Austell this summer. Willdife experts and the local community will be going out to find as many species as possible around Treverbyn Common and the surrounding areas.

A base will be set up at the community hall with facilities, wifi as well as experts and equipment to help record as much wildlife in the area as possible. 

Everyone is welcome!

Join the National Trust North Cornwall team for a 24 hour BioBlitz at the beautiful at Lundy Bay, near New Polzeath north coast Cornwall. 

Look for bugs, butterflies, wildflowers, small mammals, reptiles, birds and marine life in rock pools. You are welcome to join us for an hour or all day with a range of specialists and experts to help identify everything we find. You never know what we might find on our doorsteps.

Data collected during the day is shared with ERCCIS, via ORKS

BioBlitz Tremough is an event held at the University of Exeter Penryn Campus by university students, in which a 24 hour survey of all animal species on campus takes place. This will contribute to ERCCIS, via ORKS

Part of the national UK Fungus day, the national celebration of fungi with events across the UK.

Join the Cornwall Fungus Recording Group to celebrate UK Fungus Day at the wonderful Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall. There will be fungi display, children's activities and two fungi forays. 

Join the experts from Friends of the Fowey Estuary on a bat detection walk and informative talk to see what species are using the area.

Please bring sensible clothes and shoes. This event is free to members and £2.50 to non-members

FOFE LogoJoin the  to explore the marine life of rockpools of the beautiful Readymoney Cove, Fowe - fun for all the family.

 

For the last 4 years the Red River Rescuers, a group of local volunteers, have been working hard to restore the diversity of habitat in this rather unique wetland area. This year, we will continue to expand our knowledge of the sites we have been working on at Bell Lake Marsh and Kieve Mill.

Join BTO surveyor Martin Rule in the annual Heronry survey on the Helford, we will walk across the fields, taking in any other birds that we might see or hear and then complete a nest count for the British Trust for Ornithology.  Please bring binoculars if you have them and dress warmly.  Who knows you may spot an Osprey!

A day of practical conservation work at Kieve Mill part of Red River local Nature Reserve, near Camborne. 

Come and join the Red River Rescuers as we continue a new patch at Kieve Mill, it's a great site and definatly has a buzz about it. The Feburary session will be all about more constructive destrustion, with tree felling, scrub clearance, bonfires to open up the site to allow interts and flowering plants back in this summer. 

Remember to wear old colths and a packed lunch (maybe something you can cook and share over the bonfire too?). Gloves and tools are provided. 

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