As most of our supporters know, Barn Owls used to be common in our countryside and now they are a rare and precious sight. A few years ago, at the Royal Cornwall Show, one of our staff was overheard talking to a landowner saying, “If we had wanted to kill Barn Owls we couldn’t have […]
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Update 25th November 2020 We are dealing with enquiries 5 days a week: Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm. Staff working from home are answering our internet based phone number 01364 255256. This is answered between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. If you can’t get through please leave a message and someone will get […]
We are pleased to announce the winners of our ‘Wildlife Words’ Poetry Competition 2019, the details can also be found in the Spring issue of our bi-annual magazine Feedback which is sent to Friends of the Trust and supporters. Our Open Poetry Competition invited entries for a poem on “Protecting Life on Earth“. All profits […]
According to HS2’s own ‘experts’, if it’s allowed to go ahead, HS2 from London to Birmingham will “cause the loss of up to 80 breeding pairs of Barn Owls” – either through the demolition of nest sites or the very close proximity of trains killing the owls. “We are extremely concerned” said David Ramsden MBE […]
November The electric fence was erected around the ‘crop’area on the 3rd and 4th in readiness for the cattle we are expecting to come in later in the month. On a walk around the field on Saturday 7th we could hear a group of Linnets singing from an Ash tree in the Holly hedge. As […]
Thanks to everyone that bought tickets for our 2019 Grand Prize Draw. We are delighted to announce the winners who have all now been contacted: Tickets for this year’s Draw will go out with the Spring issue of Feedback. Well Done Everyone – Enjoy your prizes 2 Night B&B Stay, Devon – Mr S Lindop […]
The State of Nature report has collated the best available data on the UK’s biodiversity, with a focus on the trends in species as the key evidence of how nature is faring. It also assesses the pressures acting upon nature, and the conservation response being made, in order to give a rounded view of the […]
Climate change is real, and is man-made. That’s what the science is telling us. Every part of society, whether government, business or individuals, is being encouraged to operate in more environmentally friendly ways, to help sustain not only the quality of life we expect today but for generations to come. We all need to start […]
While we’ve all been working hard to conserve the habitat of the Barn Owl; campaigning, signing petitions, writing to MPs, and donating to environmental causes, Climate Change has turned into a “Climate Crisis” and the gradual loss of habitats and species has become a full-blown “Mass Extinction Event”.
Climate change is happening now. If they survive, my grandchildren and yours are going to have to deal with a very different world.