• Undersea Art Award ~ Applications for the 2016 award are now open!

    Friday 20th November, 2015

    Underwater ~ © Tim Allsop

    The search is on for an intrepid artist who would like to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves. The Wildlife Trusts and the Society of Wildlife Artists fund an Undersea Art Award which pays for an established artist to learn to dive and then to work underwater off the UK coast, recording the wildlife of the sea.

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  • Every Child Wild

    Wednesday 4th November, 2015

    Every Child Wild ~ © BareFoot Photographer

    Here in Scilly we are extremely fortunate to have the wild and wildlife on our doorsteps and nature influencing us at our every turn. The majority of us spend large portions of the day outside, either for work or pleasure...

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  • Wild About Gardens Week

    Tuesday 20th October, 2015

    Hedgehog on St Mary's Golf Course

    This annual celebration of garden wildlife, hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts, has joined forces with Hedgehog Street this year to highlight what gardeners can do to help this much-loved yet fast-declining species.

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  • October Half Term Wildlife Walk on Tresco

    Monday 19th October, 2015

    This October half term sees the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Ranger Team delivering their final guided walk of the season on Tresco. The walks have taken place throughout the summer and have been well attended; join Ranger Darren Hart for an autumnal adventure and discover Tresco's wild side!

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  • Leave nothing but Footprints....

    Tuesday 22nd September, 2015

    Footprints in the Sand

    Our Islands, being surrounded by water as they are, acquire lots of flotsam and jetsam (less poetically known as rubbish) washed and blown up on our beaches and around our coastlines; especially during the storms. But it's often not until you really start looking that you realise how much of it there actually is!

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  • Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust moving from strength to strength

    Thursday 17th September, 2015

    Our Vision

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  • Ponies Relocating to Peninnis for the Autumn

    Monday 14th September, 2015

    Ponies grazing at Higher Moors

    The Trust's seven ponies are being relocated to Peninnis Head to graze for the Autumn. They will initially be in a fenced off area between Carn Mahael and Dutchman's Carn and will be moved to other locations on the Headland over the coming weeks.

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  • The Ranger Team's Work on St Mary's

    Wednesday 9th September, 2015

    Ranger Team Clearing Bracken

    The Ranger Team's work is very much dictated by the seasons. As we have now fallen into Autumn and will soon be drifting into Winter (sorry someone had to mention it!?) their work is focusing on clearing and cutting, to encourage new growth in Spring.

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  • Seabird Recovery Project Update

    Tuesday 7th July, 2015

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  • Free Wildlife Walks on Tresco

    Monday 1st June, 2015

    Join one of our rangers on a guided walk around Tresco, learning about the wildlife and plants that can be found.

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