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Cornwall Wildlife Trust marine events 28 Sep to 2 Oct

Velvet crab Cornwall Wildlife Trust is delighted to invite you to an array of wonderful water-related wildlife events taking place during 2019, all supported by South West Water.

The water company, which is a Trust Wildlife Partner, has, for the 12th consecutive year, committed to supporting a range of exciting Cornwall marine events created to inspire local people to get out and about in nature and appreciate the quality of our local wildlife and wild places. In 2018 the joint events were enjoyed by over 3000 people of all ages.

Shoresearch Week:
Saturday 28 September Helford
Sunday 29 Polzeath
Monday 30 Looe
Tuesday 1 October Fowey
Wednesday 2 St Agnes
A great week to get involved and make a difference. Open to everyone, no experience necessary.
Help Cornwall Wildlife Trust survey the shore at a selection of Cornish beaches including 5 of Cornwall’s original Voluntary Marine Conservation Areas (VMCAs).
To discover more please email

Alan Hyde, Head of Community Relations at South West Water said, “It is wonderful to support a charity which provides the opportunity for children throughout Cornwall to connect with and be inspired by the natural world, especially those who may otherwise struggle to access such activities. Encouraging the next generation to care for the environment in which they live as a lasting legacy is a passion we share with Cornwall Wildlife Trust.”

Dee Reeves, Marketing and Fundraising Committee Chair for Cornwall Wildlife Trust, said, “Our Wildlife Partners make an important contribution to the work of Cornwall Wildlife Trust and, with South West Water, we share a common interest in the quality of our streams, rivers and sea and this is of vital importance to us all. These inspiring marine events, taking place all round Cornwall over the coming months, can only happen if we have support from the wider community, so we are delighted that South West Water is helping us promote the work we are doing to sustain our marine environment."

“Cornwall Wildlife Trust is in a unique position to engage with people of all ages, and particularly with young people, so they can experience nature first hand through our marine and family events. Thanks to Blue Planet we are all much more aware of the natural world under the water, and we have seen Cornwall featuring in the programme. We are so fortunate to live where we do as, arguably, Cornwall is home to some of the most spectacular coastline and marine habitats in the country, and partnerships such as this with South West Water go a long way to helping us protect it.”

There are many opportunities for local businesses to help Cornwall Wildlife Trust protect our county’s wonderful wildlife and wild places. To discover more visit or call (01872) 302264 or email

For more information about Trust events around Cornwall, please visit

Photo courtesy Cornwall Wildlife Trust.
Small clingfish
Velvet crab

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