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Grow More Trees: Autumn Seed Search | Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Grow More Trees: Autumn Seed Search

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201007 | Grow more trees - collect acorn and other tree seeds to grow tree saplings now

Grow more trees - collect acorn and other tree seeds to grow tree saplings now

Last updated: 07/10/2020

 

When’s the right time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago! When’s the best time to collect acorns and other tree seeds? NOW!

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200926 | It Takes Just 2 Minutes to Sow a Seed

It Takes Just 2 Minutes to Sow a Seed

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But a whole family to plant a forest.

We need you. The planet needs you. And now is the time to act.  read more »

200928 | Environmental charity 2 Minute Foundation calls on supporters to help plant a new forest 'Planting trees helps to rest

Environmental charity 2 Minute Foundation calls on supporters to help plant a new forest

'Planting trees helps to restore nature, capture carbon and create an ecosystem for insects, birds and all kinds of species to thrive in'  read more »

The Forest for Cornwall (Koos rag Kernow)

Forest for Cornwall Programme

The Forest for Cornwall, conceived by Cornwall Council, is an ambitious tree planting project with the principle aim of fighting climate change.

When complete we hope it will cover approximately 8,000 hectares - that’s about 2% of Cornwall’s land area.

The Forest for Cornwall is not a single area of new forest.  read more »

200817 | Nearly 5,000 Cornish badgers are about to be shot

Nearly 5,000 Cornish badgers are about to be shot and there is nothing the Prime Minister, his wife, or Cornwall Council can do about it

Posted By Rashleigh MacFarlane on 17th August 2020

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200724 | Ground-breaking bovine TB cattle vaccine trials given the go-ahead

Ground-breaking bovine TB cattle vaccine trials given the go-ahead

A cattle vaccine could spell the beginning of the end of controversial badger culling  read more »

150301 | Cornwall Wildlife Trust support badger vaccination as the best option for Cornwall

Cornwall Wildlife Trust support badger vaccination as the best option for Cornwall and have begun our vaccination programme on our North Cornwall nature reserves, as well as the West Cornwall vaccination programme, covering the entire Penwith peninsula. We work with farmers, vets, academics and others as part of the Cornwall TB Eradication Group, a group initiated by Defra.

Badger Vaccination - The Science  read more »

Bees Go Quackers!!


Scientists using highly sensitive vibration detectors have decoded honeybee queens' "tooting and quacking" duets in the hive.

Worker bees make new queens by sealing eggs inside special cells with wax and feeding them royal jelly. When ready to emerge the queens quack -but if two are free at the same time, they will fight to the death. So when one hatches, its quacks turn to toots, telling the workers to keep the queens , still quacking , captive. The queens responding to each other can be plainly heard.

It has been assumed that the queens were talking to other queens -possibly sizing one another up vocally to see who is strongest but there is another explanation.
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Badgers

Penwith's badgers

191216 | Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle

Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle - Cornwall Live - Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle  Cornwall Live [Hayle and Angarrack news | Google]

 

 


Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle

The dolphin is now back at sea  read more »

191024 | New B-Lines to put the buzz back into Cornwall

New B-Lines to put the buzz back into Cornwall

An ambitious new plan for helping our bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects is being launched today by Buglife, the University of Exeter and Cornwall Council.

Cornwall B-Lines will create rivers of wildflowers across the countryside connecting the county’s best wildlife sites from coast to coast, and from our towns to the countryside.  read more »

191014 | Badger Cull making TB worse!

Cull making TB worse!


Badger cull 'made TB crisis worse'

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Bee friendly...

£1.8 billion cost of replacing bee pollination 28% Cornish bumblebees now extinct
Top tips to help pollinators: 1. Create homes; 2, Be less tidy!
Top tips to help pollinators: 3 Plant, 4 Go organic, 5 Ditch pesticides
Let your garden go wild to help the bees

140910 | Duchy Supports Project to Save Cornish Black Honey Bees

Duchy Supports Project to Save Cornish Black Honey Bees

The Prince of Wales meets Andrew Brown, Lt. Col. Bentham-Green and Rodger Dewhurst from the B4 Project at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery in July 2014.

The Duchy of Cornwall is supporting a project to save the Cornish remnants of the native Black Honey Bee.  read more »

130610 | Rare Cornish black honeybee found to resist colony collapse virus

Rare Cornish black honeybee found to resist colony collapse virus


10 Jun 2013
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    Cornish Black Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera or Amm)

    Facts about the Cornish Black Bee  read more »

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