• 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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