• 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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  • Scilly Heroes Cleaned Up!

    Friday 24th March, 2017

    The Great Scilly Spring Clean ~ Heroes Wanted!

    It's taken three weekends, rather than the planned one, but Islanders would not let the weather defeat them and the Great Scilly Spring Clean has now been completed for another year!

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  • Islands' Tourist Information Centre secure for 2017

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    The Tourist Information Centre, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

    Vital service will continue thanks to collaboration between Islands’ Partnership and the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust

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  • The Love Keeps Growing ~ Charity Auction

    Friday 3rd March, 2017

    Rowesfield Cottage, Tresco ~ where the lucky winner will stay

    Valentine’s Day saw something pretty special happen in Scilly; Tresco Island opened the bidding on their holiday auction, announcing that all proceeds from the winning bid would be donated to the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust!

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  • “Heroes Wanted!” ~ The Great Scilly Spring Clean 2017

    Monday 13th February, 2017

    Porth Hellick Beach Clean - Photo ~ BareFoot Photographer

    It is estimated that 35.8 million plastic bottles are used and discarded in the UK each day, with only a little over half being recycled. Sadly bottle parts and caps are some of the commonest items of marine litter found on our beaches so the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust has taken the baton (or should that be re-usable bottle?) from Island’s Partnership to organise the 2017 Great Scilly Spring Clean. The aim is to collect as much debris as possible, with a special focus on plastic bottles.

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  • The Hook-Nosed Sea-Pig

    Wednesday 18th January, 2017

    Welcome to the first edition of the new-look combined e-newsletter produced by the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust and Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty bringing you information and articles about nature and landscapes on the Isles of Scilly.

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