• 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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  • ÖTILLÖ Swimrun ~ Leaving nothing but footprints

    Friday 2nd December, 2016

    Isles of Scilly Swimrun Event 2016 ~ Photo: ÖTILLÖ FaceBook Page

    Following on from this years success the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series is returning to Scilly in 2017 and we are pleased to announce that not only are they once again liaising closely with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust regarding the race route but we are also their charity partner.

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  • Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. A Message in A Bottle....

    Monday 21st November, 2016

    Plastic Bottle in Rocks, Scilly ~ © BareFoot Photographer

    On the 16th November 2016 a letter was sent out across Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and beyond the Tamar. The letter was from the Cornish Plastic Pollution Coalition and was sent to our MP's & Councillors, the British Soft Drinks Association, the British Food & Drink Federation, the British Plastics Federation, the Duchy of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, Defra Ministers, Shadow Ministers and many other individuals and organisations across our beautiful county and beyond. What was in the letter....?

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