Great Turn Out at Argal Family Wildlife Day

    Despite the blustery forecast there was still a great turn out at South West Lakes Trust’s Family Wildlife Day at Argal Lake on Saturday (20 August). All those who attended got stuck in with making bird feeders, bug hunting, nature crafts and quiz trails. Although it was too windy for the fishing taster…

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20th August 2016

Educational Area Created at Siblyback Lake

    On Sunday 14 August the Plymouth Environmental Action (PEA) nature conservation volunteers joined South West Lakes Trust Countryside Wardens, Nigel Tomkinson and John Davies, at Siblyback Lake to build an outdoor seating area for school groups. The day started off with the usual cup of tea and a biscuit! The team then got…

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14th August 2016

Successful Wildlife Day at Stithians

  25 children and their families ventured off the beaten track at Stithians Lake on Wednesday (10 August) to discover some of the creatures that make the lake their home. Pond dipping and bug hunting at South West Lakes Trust’s wildlife day were both a great success, with fantastic close up views of a variety…

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10th August 2016

South West Water Volunteers at Wimbleball

    Four volunteers from South West Water joined the Wimbleball Conservation Volunteers on 9 August for a day of meadow management. The first task was to sharpen the Austrian scythes, then observe Countryside and Angling Manager, Alex Forster, do a quick demo to illustrate the correct scything technique. The volunteers were then given a…

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9th August 2016

Dens Built from Nature at Roadford

  With no rope, plastic or string, 12 hideouts were created in Roadford Lake’s beautiful woodland on Thursday 4 August.26 excited children joined South West Lakes Trust Countryside Wardens at this unique location to create dens of all shapes and sizes. Each den had its own unique design and the log slices made great seats.…

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4th August 2016