Testing New Methods for Assessing Soil Conditions

Over the years Loe Pool Forum has build a productive relationship with Neill Wood (Programme Director for MSc Surveying and Land/Environmental Management) at Camborne School of Mines (CSM). In 2017 Andrew Benny, CSM Masters student, conducted a research project to test new methods for assessing soil conditions. This project focussed on agricultural land in the…

The Yellow Fish Project comes to Helston!

Yesterday we spent the afternoon with Cornwall Wildlife Trust and some helpful pupil’s from St. Michael’s C of E Primary School painting the town yellow in the name of water quality. This was as part of the Environment Agency’s Yellow Fish Project. Armed with yellow spray-paint and fish-shaped stencils, Yellow Fish symbols were sprayed next to…

Restoring the Willow Carr – Justin Whitehouse speaks to BBC Radio Cornwall

In December, Justin Whitehouse (National Trust) was interviewed by BBC Radio Cornwall about our recent efforts to restore natural flooding to the Willow Carr, woodland area, below Helston. The Willow Carr project will improve habitat for the benefit of local plant species and animals such as the otter. One element of the project involved laying…