• Volunteers Trained up to ensure Scilly Strandings are recorded.

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018

    Marine Strandings Network

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust (CWT) volunteers have been collecting data on marine strandings for many years now and CWT have over 5500 records on their strandings database; the earliest dating back to 1308! However, records from Scilly are sadly lacking, but hopefully now we will be able to get Scilly back on the map and a better understanding of our marine wildlife.

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  • Meet Scilly’s newest Marine Mammal Medics!

    Monday 30th April, 2018

    Meet Scilly’s newest Marine Mammal Medics!

    It’s been 10 years since British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) last ran a Marine Mammal Medic course on the Islands and for the last few years resident vet Heike has been supported with strandings and rescues of marine life by a couple of stalwarts, as well as members of the local dive community, Vet Support Group and other interested individuals.

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  • Funding secured to improve access across Scilly’s Nature Sites

    Monday 19th March, 2018

    MTS Terramare arriving in Scilly laden with Recycled Plastic Boardwalk materials

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  • Great Scilly Spring Clean Smashes it!

    Friday 16th March, 2018

    Each year the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust coordinates and mobilises individuals, businesses and organisations across the Islands to carry out the Great Scilly Spring Clean Beach Cleans; taking place over the first weekend in March, coinciding with the Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean campaign.

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  • Love the Sea | Love Scilly

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust PLUS ambitious plans PLUS your support EQUALS good news for our marine environment PLUS views into the blue for Scilly lovers everywhere!!

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  • Plastic Free Scilly

    Monday 11th December, 2017

    On Friday 8th December 2017 the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust announced that Comms Officer, Nikki, has been accepted as a Community Leader with the Surfers Against Sewage Plastic Free Coastlines. The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust's work over the past few years, raising awareness of plastics and our marine environment, has started to gain momentum and community support coinciding brilliantly with the launch of Plastic Free Coastlines.

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  • Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Embarks on Beach Plastics Recycling Partnership

    Monday 9th October, 2017

    Terracycle Bags ready to go

    Tuesday 10th October 2017 is a pretty special date for us here at the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust. It is the date that our first batch of beach and marine plastics, collected from beach cleans over the past few months, is being shipped out of the Islands to be recycled!

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  • Outstanding Brownies!

    Thursday 21st September, 2017

    Last weekend saw events taking place across the country for two big national campaigns: we had The National Association}Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB) "Outstanding Week 2017" and the Marine Conservation Society's "Great British Beach Clean". So what did we do? We combined them, and added food!

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  • Access improvements to the Stephen Sussex Hide.

    Thursday 31st August, 2017

    The Stephen Sussex Hide, Higher Moors

    This September the Ranger Team are embarking on another feat of engineering and replacing the old, rotten wooden bridge covered in chicken wire, up to the Stephen Sussex Hide, with a new and much improved recycled plastic one. Read on to find out more...

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  • "Doughnutters"!

    Thursday 18th May, 2017

    A storm at sea in 2014 resulted in the loss of HP printer cartridges which are being found washed up on UK and European coastlines; they've even been found, and are still being found, in Scilly.

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