Ancient buildings and the idyllic Inny valley

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A daring rescue Our wildlife encounters of the day began with a daring rescue inside the church room during the March AGM of the Launceston Area Parish Wildlife Group (LAPWG). Our Vice-Chair Jen and her husband Pete managed to rescue … Continued

Kilminorth Woods, Looe –guided walk + coppicing for dormice

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November 2019 has been Kilminorth-themed for me, with a guided tour of the woods on 8th and a practical activity (forgoing Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s AGM), to benefit local dormice on 16th. Both events are featured in this blog, along with … Continued

Bat and dormouse quest

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Our bat and dormouse survey day marked a quarter of a century anniversary of bat checks at Armstrong’s Wood for our resident local ‘batman’, Tony Atkinson. We were jointly led by another very good friend of our local wildlife, Jen … Continued

Scything for nature conservation

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Down the lane we went between high hedges. It was late August, a time when many flowers have turned to fluffy, scruffy seedheads, many fruits are still ripening and leaves have darkened and lost their translucent shine. We took the … Continued