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Conservation links

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation: formed from the merger between Froglife and the Herpetological Conservation Trust on 7th July 2009.


Bat Conservation Trust:works on a number of levels to create a better world for bats and acts as the umbrella organisation for the local bat groups.


British Dragonfly Society: the aim of the Society is to promote and encourage the study and conservation of dragonflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United Kingdom.


British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV): International volunteering organisation supporting conservation initiatives in the UK and overseas. (


Butterfly Conservation: dedicated to saving wild butterflies, moths and their habitats throughout the UK.


Big Butterfly Count: a nationwide survey aimed at helping to assess the health of our environment.

Cornwall AONB: a partnership coordinating the management of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty throughout Cornwall.

Cornwall Biodiversity Action Plan

Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society
: dedicated to the study and conservation of birds in the county of Cornwall.

Combined Universities in Cornwall: or CUC is a partnership of universities and colleges offering higher education in Cornwall.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust: conserves Cornwall's wildlife and wild places 


Countryside Jobs Service: jobs, training, events and more


Craig Grant: Outdoor education specialist, provides professional, high quality bushcraft outdoor learning sessions for schools, colleges, youth groups and community based projects within the South West of England.

Dartmoor National Park Authority: Dartmoor became a National Park in 1951 the Park is 368 square miles or 954 sq km.

Dartmoor Preservation Association
: Environmental campaign group and registered charity.

(The) Dartmoor Society: aims to promote the human, cultural and historical aspects of the area.

Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group: exists to promote research, conservation, publication and debate about tinners and their tin works, besides being a focus for celebration of their contribution to Dartmoor.

Devon Bat Group: supports all the species of British Bats and Bat Group members are working to maintain species diversity and increase the populations of our bats. 

Devon Biodiversity Action Plan

Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC):
collects data and conducts surveys to assess and monitor Devon's biodiversity.

Devon Bird Watching & Preservation Society: a county bird society with a long and distinguished history dating back to 1928.


Devon Gardens Trust: a charity which exists to promote the arts and sciences of garden land to preserve, enhance and re-create for education and enjoyment of the public whatever garden land may exist in and around the county of Devon.


Devon Wildlife Trust : concerned with all aspects of wildlife conservation in the county and is part of The Wildlife Trusts throughout the UK and the South West Wildlife Trusts.

Duchy College: Cornwall's College of the Countryside.

English Heritage:
exists to protect and promote England's spectacular historic environment and ensure that its past is researched and understood.

Environment Agency: is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible protecting and improving the environment, and promotion of sustainable development.

Environment Job:
UK website for environments jobs, courses and event

Environmental Records Centre Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (ERCCIS): provides a resource, acting as a central database that collects, manages and disseminates information about both the biological and geological state of the county.

Exmoor National Park Authority Exmoor National Park: National Park Authorities exists to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the National Park and to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the National Park by the public

Field Studies Council: an environmental education organisation committed to helping people understand and be inspired by the natural world.


Forestry Commission of Great Britain: is the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands. 


Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management: has over 3,800 members drawn from local authorities, government agencies, industry, environmental consultancy, teaching/research, and NGOs


(The) Mammal Society: works to protect British mammals, halt the decline of threatened species, and advise on all issues affecting British Mammals. We study mammals, identify the problems they face and promote conservation and other policies based on sound science.


Moth Monitoring: Ecosoc, a student led society based at Tremough, Penryn, has recently set up a long term month monitoring project at College and Argal. This is all thanks to OPAL funding, which has enabled Ecosoc to purchase the equipment and resources needed for the project.


Natural England: is an independent public body whose purpose is to protect and improve England's natural environment and encourage people to enjoy and get involved in their surroundings.


Newquay Zoo Experience the world's wildlife with Cornwall's award winning Zoo, part of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust. Set amongst sub-tropical gardens and home to over 130 species, there is plenty to entertain the family with keeper talks, animal encounters and feeding times throughout the day.


People's Trust for Endangered Species: is a conservation charity created in 1977 to ensure a future for endangered species throughout the world.


Plantlife: is the UK's leading charity working to protect wild plants and their habitats.


Pond Conservation: is the national charity dedicated to creating and protecting ponds and the wildlife they support.


(The) RSPB: is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and all wildlife, helping to create a better world for everyone.

Somerset Biodiversity Action Plan

Somerset Biodiversity Records Centre (SERC): is the centre of reference for all information relating to wildlife and biodiversity in Somerset.

Somerset Wildlife Trust
: is the county's leading environmental and conservation organisation.

Westcountry Rivers Trust: is an environmental charity to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of the rivers, streams, watercourses and water impoundments in the Westcountry and to advance the education of the public in the management of water. 

(The) Woodland Trust: aims to prevent further loss of ancient woodland, restore woodland biodiversity, create new native woods and increase enjoyment of woods.

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