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The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust manages 60% of the land in Scilly, both on inhabited and uninhabited islands. This land is home to a wonderful variety of wildlife habitats, creating and maintaining these is a delicate balancing act. Habitats require regular action to conserve them for the benefit of wildlife and to maintain access for people.

Breeding landbird survey 2012
Isles of Scilly landbird survey 2012
We carried out a survey of breeding landbirds on Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust land.
 
Fulmar
Seabird conservation
The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust works with various partners on projects aimed at conserving Scilly's seabirds. Find out more information about some of these projects.
 
Land management
Land management and grazing
The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust manages 60 per cent of the land that makes up Scilly. This includes all the uninhabited islands and most of the coastline. The Islands are home to a wonderful variety of wildlife habitats and maintaining these is a delicate balancing act. Habitats require regular management to conserve them for the benefit of wildlife and to maintain access for people.
 
Burnet moth
Biodiversity
The biodiversity of the Isles of Scilly reflects their unique position at the extreme south west of the United Kingdom and are influenced by the sea. As islands Scilly's biodiversity is very important and unique.
 
AONB
The Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The Isles of Scilly are designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).