May
Thursday 22
WILD FLOWERS AND TREES OF CORNWALL
See 13th March

Wednesday 28
ATLANTIC CONNECTIONS
CORNWALL WILDLIFE TRUST/SIERRA CLUB
AUDUBON SOCIETY
The Lizard 10.00am
Meet in front of the Top House pub in the Lizard town car park
to receive details of the start point.
We'll be meeting up with some of our American counterparts to
show off The Lizard's unique geology and wildlife. Join us for a 3-mile coastal
walk, taking in its serpentine features, rock pools, birds and botany.
We aim to continue past 3.00pm, but you can leave earlier if you like.
Leaders Martin Hunt, Terry Geater, Stuart Hutchings and others.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Thursday 29
EDUCATION SECTION
HABITATS OF CORNWALL
Trust HQ, Allet, near Truro 7.00pm to 9.00pm
HQ is on B3284, 4 miles north of Truro. 5W794486
During five classroom sessions and five site visits (to be arranged with
students), we will investigate the ecology and inter-relationships of
plants and animals in five habitats. seashore, heathland, wetland,
woodland and grassland. 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 Schorah (01872)73939
ADVANCE NOTICES

JUNE
Monday 2
PENWITH BRANCH
SUNSET WALK WITH TWO KINDS OF NIGHTJARS
Gurnards Head and Bosigran 7.30pm to after dark
Meet at Gurnards Head Hotel car park, on B3306 between
Zennor and Pendeen. 5W436376
Wild flowers and birds on the cliff, "refreshments" in the pub and
nightjars at dusk (if warm enough). Bring warm clothes, suitable
footwear and binoculars. Leuder Roy Phillips (01736(796430 or 51793

Thursday 5
HABITATS OF CORNWALL
See29th May
WILDLIFE TRUSTS WEEK
7th to 15th June
Saturday 7
FOX CLUB AND WATCH I CARADON COUNTRYSIDE SERVICE
LOOKING TO SEA
Hannafore Beach, West Looe 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Meet at the viewing platform in the middle of the sea
front. Use roadside parking on Marine Drive.
From rock pools to open sea, the Looe Voluntary Marine
Conservation Area supports an amazing variety of wildlife. What is it that connects
seaweeds with sharks, dogwhelks with dolphins, and all of them with
people? Come and see.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Sunday 8
FOX CLUB AND WATCH/ST AGNES-NEWQUAY COUNTRYSIDE SERVICE
TURTLE TALES
Towan Beach, Newquay 11.00am to 4.00pm
Park in one of the town car parks and meet outside the
Sea Life Centre at Towan Beach at 11.00am
(or look for us on the beach later).
Turtles, sharks, seals, dolphins and whales are Cornwall's largest wild animals.
They spend part of their lives with us in Cornish waters, but also travel to other areas of the world.
Join us on World Oceans' Day for a look at our global connections.
Early birds can help us to make a life- sized (over 2 metres!) leatherback turtle,
and there will be party activities throughout the afternoon.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939
FOX CLUB AND WATCH
WORLD OCEANS' DAY
Trevone 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Meet at Trevone Beach car park. 5W892760
See the life of the ancient ocean from 350,000,000 years ago and how
the ocean is affecting the land today. Leader John Macadam
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Saturday 14
FOX CLUB AND WATCH
TRAILS OF LIFE
Tredidon Trails, St Thomas, near Launceston
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Signed from A395 between Kennards House junction (A30)
and Pipers Pool village. Gather outside entrance.
Enjoy a series of trails through this picturesque valley, with
its woodland lakes, farm animals and visitor facilities, for the special price of 1 per person.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Sunday 15
FOX CLUB AND WATCH I CORNWALL OUTDOORS
MESSING ABOUT ON THE RIVER
River Fal, from St Just-in-Roseland
2.00pm to 5.00pm
The Roseland Outdoor Education Centre has arranged an
afternoon of watery activities for us, including trips on an 8-person
Canadian canoe and some beachcombing. Parents must take part as
well, and the cost is 6 per person. You must book in advance -
please book as early as you can.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Thursday 19
HABITATS OF CORNWALL
See 29th May

Thursday 26
HABITATS OF CORNWALL
See 29th May

JULY
Saturday5
FOX CLUB AND WATCH ITEHIDY-HAYLE COUNTRYSIDE SERVICE
GLOW-WORM WATCH
Gwithian Towans, near Hayle
9.30pm to 1.00pm
Gwithian is on B3301 Hayle to Portreath road. Follow sign
to Gwithian car park but stop 50 metres off main road. 5W582407
Bring a torch and stay up late with us for a very unusual
Saturday night euperience.
Leader Terry Geater
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Sunday 6
FOX CLUB AND WATCH I DUCHY COLLEGE
CREEPY-CRAWLY FUN DAY
Duchy College, Stoke Climsland, Callington
2.00pm to 5.00pm
From Callington, take A388 Launceston road but choose middle
road at Kelly Bray for Stoke Climsland. Duchy College is signed
to the left as you pass through the village. 5X357743
Fun, games and discovery in the pond, woods and laboratory, as
we euplore the world of insects and other small creatures.
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Saturday 12
FOX CLUB AND WATCH
BUG HUNT
Bozanes, Perranwell, near Truro
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Heading south on A3075 from Newquay towards
Three Burrows (A30) roundabout, pass through Goonhavern and find
Perranwell after 1/2 mile. Just after Perranwell village sign
is sign to right for Rose/Reen. A few steps past Rose/Reen road (on right)
is a track to Bozanes. Park in lay-by behind red-brick wall opposite.
The word "bug" can be used for any small creature, for a disease, for
something annoying, or even for a secret listening device. To us, it's a
particular order of insects - let us euplain the differences between the
many groups of insects, arachnids and other invertebrates we find.
Leaders Mark Nicholson and Antony Sheridan
Cuntact Debbie Schurah (01872)173939

Sunday 13
FOX CLUB AND WATCH
CREEPY CRAWLIES
Marsland, Morwenstow 2.30pm to 4.00pm
Meet on track to north of Marsland Manor. SS217169
Meet the wriggly insects and spiders from Marsland.
Leaders Steve and Mary Robbins
Contact Debbie Schorah (01872)73939

Thursday 17
HABITATS OF CORNWALL
See29th May
COPY DATE
for the next diary
15th March 1997

The next diary covers the period from late May to the end of September. Advance notices of later events can be included, to increase the chances of publicising them.

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Please send details of events (on forms available from Trust HQ) to the Diary Editor:
Mark Dungey, 10 Rame Croft, Rame Cross, Penryn, TR10 9NB.


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