• Gugh to get the Star Treatment!

    Friday 8th January, 2016

    Bar from Gugh looking across Porth Conger ~ ©  BareFoot Photographer

    This coming week sees our Ranger Team leaving St Mary's and starting a tour of the Off-Islands in order to complete various pieces of work prior to the start of spring migration, nesting and visitor season. Their first port of call in this island-hopping schedule will be Gugh. To find out exactly what they'll be up to read on....

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  • Big Garden BirdWatch 2016

    Monday 4th January, 2016

    GoldFinch ~ © Ed Marshall

    The Big Garden Birdwatch is taking place on the 30th and 31st January this year; it started as a children’s activity in 1979, and the same simple format is still in use today. That means that 36 years worth of records have been collected for scientists to analyse! So why not join in? It's really simple and easy to do and only takes up an hour of your time!

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  • Tony Juniper becomes President of The Wildlife Trusts

    Friday 18th December, 2015

    Tony Juniper ~  © Eleanor Church

    Tony Juniper - campaigner, writer and well-known environmentalist – has been appointed President of The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Outstanding News!

    Tuesday 1st December, 2015

    Sunrise at Higher Moors ~ © Ed Marshall

    Protection for AONB Funding confirmed in Autumn Statement.

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  • ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Qualifier Coming to Scilly in 2016!

    Friday 27th November, 2015

    From Gweal Hill, Bryher ~ © BareFoot Photographer

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust is proud to have been one of the organisations involved in bringing this event to our Islands; our CEO Sarah Mason has been involved throughout the planning and preparation stages providing information and advice regarding the Swimrun route to ensure our wildlife is not adversely affected.

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  • 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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