• The Isles of Scilly Bat Group

    Tuesday 10th March, 2015

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust website will now be offering a platform for the Isles of Scilly Bat Group to share their work.

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  • Media Release - My Wild Life

    Monday 2nd March, 2015

    A Wild Life is a Better Life – all the evidence is there Sir David Attenborough highlights why the natural world is so important to us all

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  • Isles of Scilly Eelgrass Bed Annual Survey 2014

    Friday 27th February, 2015

    Natural England have published the latest Annual Eelgrass bed survey reports for 2014. You can download them below.

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  • Jellyfish in the waters around Scilly

    Thursday 29th January, 2015

    Mauve Stinger Jellyfish. Photo credit Tim Allsopp

    There has been an influx of jellyfish numbers in the waters around Scilly over the last few months, but why?

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  • Improvements to paths across the islands planned

    Tuesday 20th January, 2015

    Footpath towards Old Town from Penninis

    The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust successfully bid for AONB funds through the Council of the Isles of Scilly in late 2014.

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  • Merry Christmas from us all at Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust

    Monday 22nd December, 2014

    Wishing all our supporters a Merry Christmas and a peaceful & healthy 2015

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  • Carn Leh Clearance

    Thursday 4th December, 2014

    Carn Leh has been cleared of invasive pittisporum, bracken & bramble recently, by our Ranger Team. This will ensure that the Carn and surrounding area will be managed to support a wider variety of native flora and fauna.

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  • Cheering on the Conservationists

    Wednesday 12th November, 2014

    Simon Barnes has recently been awarded the Charles Rothschild and Miriam Rothschild Medal, his acceptance speech is a sure source of inspiration, and resonates loudly with those of us who love the work that we do for environmental conservation. You can read or listen to his speech by following the link below.

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  • Upcoming Work

    Monday 3rd November, 2014

    Least Adders Tongue Fern

    Our ranger team will be working on a number of the off-islands, as well as on St Mary's, over the winter months, carrying out habitat maintenance work and footpath clearance. If you see them out and about why not say hello, and feel free to ask any questions you may have.

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  • Join the Madding Crowd, with Simon Davey - Book Review by Sophie May Lewis

    Wednesday 15th October, 2014

    Scilly Birding: Join the Madding Crowd

    Sophie May is a writer and environmental conservationist with a passion for engaging people with the natural world. Bird watching is where Sophie May’s interest in natural history began, and something that has been part of her life since childhood. The Isles of Scilly worked their magic on Sophie May as they have on many birder’s and tourists over the centuries. Her first visit was in October 2014 when she visited for 4 weeks, working as a volunteer with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust through the autumn birding season. It was during this time that Simon Davey’s book “Scilly Birding: Joining the Madding Crowd” fell into her hands.

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