Monday 10
WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP
MONTHLY MEETING

Trust HQ, Five Acres, Allet 7.30pm
Members' evening. Discussion of problems, techniques, equipment
All Trust members, including beginners, welcome. Bring any relevant slides or equipment.
Contact Alan Griffiths (01736)64839

Tuesday 11
CARADON BRANCH I CARADON MOORLAND COUNTRYSIDE SERVICE
FARMING AND WILDLIFE: FRIENDS OR FOE?
Stuart House, Liskeard 7.30pm
Stuart House is between the library and the garage
in the centre of Liskeard. As the largest land managers
in the country, farmers can do most to influence wildlife. So
hear what they can and can't do.
Leaders Frankie Lister, Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group,
and Tony Lister, Farm Manager, Bake Farm. Contact Tony Atkinson (01579)370433

Wednesday 12
KERRIER BRANCH
AGMITALK
Trust HQ, Five Acres, Allet 7.30pm to 10.00pm
Chris Howe will be giving a talk on the merger of the CBRU and the Trust
Contact Grace Mason (01326)565300

Thursday 13
EDUCATION SECTION
WILD FLOWERS AND TREES OF CORNWALL
Trust HQ, Allet, near Truro 7.00pm to 9.00pm
HQ is on 83284,4 miles north of Tram. 5W794486
Continuing the study of the Cornish flora, identifying wild plants and
exploring their uses in folklore, herbalism and industry. These next ten
sessions will introduce new students to the use of field guides and
terminology, whilst refreshing the knowledge of those who have
attended the previous courses. We will also be examining families not
previously covered and arranging field trips.
Cost 2.50 per session. Please call to book.
(Latecomers can join the group at any time during the course.)
Leader Terry Geater. Contact Debbie Schxrah (01872)73939

CARADON PARC TASK
REDLAKE COTTAGE MEADOWS PRACTICAL WORK
Redlake Nature Reserve 10.00am
Do not meet at reserve. Transport is provided for all from
Lostwithiel Community Centre. 5X106600
Clearance of scrub in rare heath lobelia area. Bring wellies
(ideally steel toe-capped), waterproofs, gardening gloves and packed lunch.
Leader Victoria Scott (01872)73939

NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK
14th to 22nd March
Friday 14
CARADON PARC TASK
REDLAKE COTTAGE MEADOWS PRACTICAL WORK
Redlake Nature Reserve 10.00am
Do not meet at reserve. Transport is provided for all
from Lxstwithiel Community Centre. 5X106600
Clearance of scrub in rare heath lobelia area. Bring wellies
(ideally steel toe-capped), waterproofs, gardening gloves and packed lunch
Leader Victoria Scott (01872)73939

CORNWALL BAT GROUP
MONITORING BAT POPULATIONS
Five Acres, Allet 7.30pm
Cohn Catto from the Bat Conservation Trust will be
talking about the new bat monitoring scheme and population changes
Contact Daniel Eva (01872)76057

Saturday 15
RIGS GROUP/NORTH CORNWALL HERITAGE COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE
SERVICE - A PEER AT PORTQUIN
Pxrtquin, near Port Isaac 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Meet at NT car park at Pxrtquin. 5W973805
Cave, fossils, greenstones, antimony, pillow lavas, horsewhim,
mineshafts - come and have some of it explained! Bring a hand
lens if you have one.
Leader John Macadam. Contact John Macadam (01208)72578

FOX CLUB AND WATCH PLYMOUTH MARINE LABORATORY
WHO IS LOIS?
Plymouth 2.00pm to 4.00pm
The Cornwall Wildlife Trust's President, Tony Stebbing,
will explain the Land-Ocean Interaction Study and other work
going on at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory.
Venue to be decided. You must book in advance.
Contact Debbie Schorab (01872)73939

Sunday 16
FOX CLUB AND WATCH/SOUTH WEST WATER
WATER FOR ALL
Roadford Reservoir, near Lifton, Devon
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Roadford is signed from A30 between Launceston and Okehampton.
Cross the dam and take first right Meet at the Rxadford Angling
and Water Sports Centre, Lower Goodacre, Broadwoodwidger.
A tour of the nature trail and visitor centre to show how SWW
is supplying water for humans and for wildlife.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

RIGS GROUP/CAMEL VALLEY COUNTRYSIDE SERVICE
GREENSTONE AND GREENERY
Helsbury Quarry 10.00am 12.00 noon
Meet at quarry entrance, on Bodmin-Camelford road. 5X087790
The quarry was formerly worked for roadstone and is now full of
wildlife. Interesting geological features can still be seen.
Leaders John Macadam and a wildlife expert
Contact John Macadam (01208)72578

Monday 17
ART GROUP
See 17th February
TAMAR BRANCH
THE FLORA OF OLD RUSSIA
Parkhxuse Centre, Bude 7.30pm
Talk by Dave Thomas on the flora of one of Russia's
oldest nature reserves.

Tuesday 18
PENWITH BRANCH
FEMALE CHOICE
Penzance Diving Club 7.30pm
End of Albert Pier (next to railway station) -
parking in harbour car park.
Short AGM followed by talk by Nick Tregenza on how evolution has
shaped our wildlife. Donations welcomed.
Contact Liz Tregenza (01736)51793

Thursday 20
WILD FLOWERS AND TREES OF CORNWALL
See 13th March

Saturday 22
FOX CLUB AND WATCH
NOT JURASSIC PARK!
Harvey's Pit, St Erth, near Hayle 2.00pm to 4.00pm
An overgrown sandpit, and a real wilderness looking
like something out of Jurassic Park - but the rocks are much
older and much younger. Come and try your hand at sampling and sieving,
moulding and managing. You must book in advance.
Leader John Macadam. Contact Debbie Schxrah (01872)73939

DODMAN-FAL COUNTRYSIDE SERVICE
PENDOWER GEOLOGY TRAIL
Gerrans Bay, Roseland Peninsula
10.00am 12.00 noon
Meet at beach below Pendower House Hotel.
Folded slates, sandstones & limestones, plus a spectacular raised beach.
Leader John Macadam
Contact Jeremy Williams (01872)323608

RESTORMEL BRANCH
WALK
Lappa Valley, near St Newlyn East
10.00am to early afternoon (weather permitting)
Meet at Lappa Valley Railway. 5W839574
Heathland and moorland birds. Bring stout boots and picnic lunch.
Leader Dave Thomas (01726)861093

Sunday 23
CARADON BRANCH I PROJECT EXPLORE
SEASHORE SHELLS
Port Wrinkle
1000am 12.00 noon
Meet at the car park, Portvvrinkle. 5X356538
See what lurks beneath one of the biggest tides of the year.
Bring stout footwear. Leader Mike Camplin, Devon Wildlife Trust
Contact Tony Atkinson (01579)370433

Monday 24
ART GROUP
See 17th February

Thursday 27
WILD FLOWERS AND TREES OF CORNWALL
See 13th March

Sunday 30
PARC TASK
VENTONGIMPS MOOR PRACTICAL WORK
Ventongimps Moor Nature Reserve
1030am on site
Meet at Ventongimps Moor Nature Reserve entrance in Ventongimps village 5W781514
We shall be clearing scrub to extend the area of this important
heathland habitat. Bring wellies (ideally steel toe-capped), waterproofs,
gardening gloves and packed lunch.
Leader Victoria Scott (01872)73939

Monday 31
ART GROUP
See 17th February

APRIL
Thursday 3
WILD FLOWERS AND TREES OF CORNWALL
See 13th March

Saturday 5
FOX CLUB AND WATCH
ROCKY RAMBLE
Perranuthnoe, 3 miles east of Marazion
2.00pm to 4.00pm Meet in beach car park 5W540294
Fine coastal scenery, some mineral fossicking and a little rock scrambling.
Leader Chris Burton. Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Sunday 6
KERRIER BRANCH
RESERVE WORKING PARTY
Kennall Vale 930am to 1.00pm
Meet at reserve entrance or wander into wood and find us working somewhere 5W750374
Bring boots and gloves. Leaders Mark Weake and Stewart Clark
Contact Stewart Clark (01872)865071

Monday 7
ART GROUP
See 17th February

Thursday 10
WILD FLOWERS AND TREES OF CORNWALL
See 13th March


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