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Mon 1st May - Sun 7th May

Dawn Chorus Walk around Lizard Point

Date: Mon 1st May

Time:  6.15am for a 6.30am start - 8.15am

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Location: Meet at the National Trust Lizard Point car park (opposite Lighthouse entrance) TR12 7NT

Descrption: Join our Rangers for an early morning stroll to hear the beautiful dawn chorus at Lizard Point. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing. Booking essential, please call 01326 291174. Sorry no dogs. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: Free

Booking: Essential, please call 01326 291174 (15 people max.)

Wildlife walk

Date: Wed 3rd May

Time: 10am - 11.30am

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Location: Meet at Wildlife Watchpoint, at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Description: A guided walk on the Lizard NNR. On route you will be introduced to the choughs, seals, wild flowers and some of the other fantastic wildlife that surrounds Lizard Point. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing. Dogs welcome but must be on leads.

Cost: Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members. £2 adults, children free (additional car parking charges apply to non members).

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174,

Pond Dipping at Windmill

Date: Thurs 4th May

Time: 4pm-6pm

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Location: Meet at Windmill Farm  TR12 7LH

Description: An after school adventure to discover some of the wonderful creatures which lurk in the depths of a pond.
Dipping nets will be provided, please dress appropriately for the weather with good shoes or boots.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Megan at Wild Thymes

Friends of Poldhu Beach Clean

Date: Fri 5th May

Time:  7pm - 8pm

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Location: Meet at Poldhu Beach Café (TR12 7BU

Descrption: Join our friendly team of volunteers and lend a hand to keep Poldhu clean for people and wildlife. Equipment provided, please collect it from the cafe.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174

Bird Ringing Demonstration

Date: Sat 6th May

Time: Drop in from 7.30am -10am

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Location: Meet at Windmill Farm  TR12 7LH

Description: Bird Ringing Demonstration with CBWPS and the British Trust  for Ornithology. Join BTO bird ringers at Windmill farm to get up close to interesting bird species. Learn more about the  science behind ringing and how this helps us piece together the fascinating lives of birds. No need to book. This event will only run in good weather. If it's wet or windy please text Mark on 07818497470 to check the event is still on. Sorry no dogs. Onsite car parking is FREE

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book.

Guided Marine Mammal Watch

Date: Sunday 7th May

Time:  11am-1pm

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Location: Meet at the wildlife watchpoint at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Descrption: Join National Trust and Cornwall Wildlife Trust Rangers for a guided sea watch. Whether you are new to sea-watching or experienced there is something for you at this event. Learn more about marine mammals, get tips on how to ID them, and help us record what's passing Lizard Point. Equipment will be provided, but please bring your own if you have it. Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174.

Mon 8th May - Sun 14th May

Navigate from Nature

Date: Monday 8th May

Time:  4pm-6pm

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Location: Meet in the Barn at Poltesco, Lizard Rangers' Base (TR12 7LR)

Descrption: Learn how to find north without a compass looking to the trees, plants and sun for guidance.  An event for families and accompanied children

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Megan at Wild Thymes

Spring Flowers on the Lizard

Date: Tues 9th May

Time: 10am-12pm

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Location: Meet at the National Trust car park at Kynance TR12 7PJ

Description: guided botanical walk along the cliffs at Kynance in all their spring glory. We'll see some of the unique coastal and heath species, for which this area has recently been declared National Nature Reserve, plus it's a spectacular view!  Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174

Wildlife walk

Date: Wed 10th May

Time: 10am - 11.30am

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Location: Meet at the wildlife watchpoint at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Description: a guided walk on the Lizard NNR. On route you will be introduced to the choughs, seals, wild flowers and some of the other fantastic wildlife that surrounds Lizard Point. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing. Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: £2 adults, children free (additional car parking charges apply to non members)

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174

Bird Ringing Demonstration

Date: Sat 13th May

Time: Drop in from 7.30am -10am

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Location: Meet at Windmill Farm  TR12 7LH

Description: Bird Ringing Demonstration with CBWPS and the British Trust  for Ornithology. Join BTO bird ringers at Windmill farm to get up close to interesting bird species. Learn more about the  science behind ringing and how this helps us piece together the fascinating lives of birds. No need to book. This event will only run in good weather. If it's wet or windy please text Mark on 07818497470 to check the event is still on. Sorry no dogs. Onsite car parking is FREE

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book.

Reptile & Amphibian walk at Windmill Farm

Date: Sat 13th May

Time: 10am - 1pm

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Location: Meet at Windmill Farm  TR12 7LH

Description: Join the experts from CRAG (Cornwall Reptile & Amphibian Group) and CWT for a walk at Windmill Farm to look for and learn about snakes, lizards, frogs, newt and toads.

Cost: Free

Booking: Essential  please call 01872 273939 (CWT Reception)

Mon 15th May - Sun 21st May

Wildlife walk

Date: Wed 17th May
Time: 10am - 11.30am

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Location: Meet at the wildlife watchpoint at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Description: A guided walk on the Lizard NNR. On route you will be introduced to the choughs, seals, wild flowers and some of the other fantastic wildlife that surrounds Lizard Point. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing. Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: £2 adults, children free (additional car parking charges apply to non members)

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174

Annual AONB: Working in Partnership for Nature Conference
Date: Sat 20th May
Time: 9am - 5pm

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Location: Goonhilly Earth Station TR12 6LQ

Description: For more information: www.cornwall-aonb.gov.uk

Cost:

Programme Information & Booking form:

We are really pleased to open the booking for this year's Cornwall AONB Conference.
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If you have any difficulties booking, please call Karen Johns at the Cornwall AONB Unit on 01872322350 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
PLACES ON THIS CONFERENCE ARE LIMITED, PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

Guided introduction to sea-watching for birds
Date: Sat 20th May
Time:  8am-10am

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Location: Meet at the wildlife watchpoint at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Descrption: Join us for a guided introduction sea watching for birds. Whether you are new to sea-watching or experienced there is something for you at this event. Learn more about some of the fascinating sea-birds and marine mammals passing Lizard Point, and get tips on how to ID them, and if you have the experience help us record what's passing by. Equipment will be provided, but please bring your own if you have it.  Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174

Wildflower Walk with the Botanical Cornwall Group

Date: Sun 21st May

Time: 9.30am - 4pm

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Location: Meet at the National Trust car park at Predannack Wollas TR12 7EZ /SW668162

Descrption: Join us for a guided botanical walk along the cliffs, from Predannack to Kynance, in all their spring glory. We'll see some of the unique coastal and heath species, for which this area has recently been declared National Nature Reserve, plus it's a spectacular view! Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Donations for car parking welcome. Bring lunch!

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 240808

Guided bees and butterflies walk,

Date: Sun 21st May

Time: 1pm - 2.30pm

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Location: Meet at the wildlife watchpoint at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Description: Join us for a introduction to some of the bees and butterlfies that live around Lizard Point. As well as looking at and identifying bees and butterfies in their natural habitat we'll also be looking at other invertebrates and general wildlife on route. Sorry no dogs. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: Free

Booking: Essential, please call 01326 291174  (20 people max.)

Mon 22nd May - Sun 28th May

Wildlife walk

Date: Wed 24th May

Time: 10am - 11.30am

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Location: Meet at the wildlife watchpoint at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Description: A guided walk on the Lizard NNR. On route you will be introduced to the choughs, seals, wild flowers and some of the other fantastic wildlife that surrounds Lizard Point. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing. No need to book. Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: £2 adults, children free (additional car parking charges apply to non members)

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174

Guided Kayak trip with Lizard Adventure

Date: Sat 27th May

Time: 9.30am -12.30pm

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Location: Meet at Mullion Cove  (TR12 7ES)

Descrption: Get a new perspective on The Lizard's spectacular coastline  from the comfort of a kayak, as we take you on a guided tour from Mullion Harbour. We may venture around the island, hopefully see seals and other wildlife, and there'll be some good kayaking tips. Beginners welcome, all kit and tuition provided. Please bring swimwear and suitable footwear (that you don't mind getting wet).  Donation Car Parking inland of  cove  (not NT).

Cost: £45 per person (discount available for family groups)

Booking: Booking Essential, please call 07845 20 40 40 (8 people max.)

Guided bees and butterflies walk

Date: Sat 27th May

Time: 1pm - 2.30pm

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Location: Meet at Kennack Sands Car Park (TR12 7LZ)

Description:Join us for a introduction to some of the bees and butterlfies that live around Kennack Sands. As well as looking at and identifying bees and butterfies in their natural habitat we'll also be looking at other invertebrates and general wildlife on route. Sorry no dogs. Car parking charges apply.

Cost: Free

Booking: Essential, please call 01326 291174  (20 people max.)

Marsh Fritillary walk

Date: Sun 28th

Time: 11am

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Location: Meet at Higher Predannack Wollas NT car park. (TR12 7EZ)

Description: Join Natural England and Cornwall Butterfly Conservation to look for newly emerged Marsh Fritillaries as well as hearing about the habitat management undertaken to protect this species.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information call Dick Goodere on 01736 75307

Mon 29th May - Wed 31st May

Dawn Chorus Walk around Windmill Farm

Date: Mon 29th May

Time: Meet at 5.45am for a 6am start - 7.45am

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Location: Meet at Windmill Farm (TR12 7LH)

Description: Join local naturalists for an early morning stroll to hear the beautiful dawn chorus at Windmill Farm. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing.  Sorry no dogs. Car parking on site, free.

Cost: Free

Booking: Booking essential, please call 01326 291174. (15 people max.)

Rockpool explore

Date: Mon 29th May
Time: 2pm -4pm

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Location: Meet at Kennack Sands Car Park (TR12 7LZ)

Descrption: A family event to discover some of the amazing creatures that live in rockpools along our coast.
Please wear sturdy shoes or wetsuit boots and bring a bucket.

Cost: Free

Booking: No need to book. For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wildlife walk

Date: Wed 31st May

Time: 10am - 11.30am

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Location: Meet at Wildlife Watchpoint, at Lizard Point (TR12 7NU)

Description: A guided walk on the Lizard NNR to see wild Cornish choughs. On route you will be introduced to the choughs and some of the other fantastic wildlife that surrounds Lizard Point. Our Rangers will be on hand to tell you more about the history of choughs in Cornwall and talk you through the growing conservation effort supporting the chough's natural recolonisation. Please wear strong walking boots and suitable outdoor clothing. Dogs welcome but must be on leads. Car parking charges apply to non National Trust members.

Cost: £2 adults, children free.

Booking: No need to book. For more information call 01326 291174