Man on a beach

Man on a beach is a fascinating and refreshing project which is simply trying to capture what beaches mean to people around the UK. The camera is pointed on a beach goer and the question “What does the beach mean to you…?” is asked. In answer people recall their emotions, perceptions and hopes about their beach.…

Making the invisible visible

We have just dug this visually provocative project out the archives: The Water Treatment Plant. Bruce Davies is an Cornish artist motivated by the history of landscape and its changing use. Bruce undertook a year long (2007-2008) artist residency with the National Trust (NT). During this residency Bruce explored the issues of water pollution, visitor…

Health check for the Loe

Dr Janet Dinsdale (our ecologist) with expert assistance from Kennack Diving have just completed the Loe Pool 2014 macrophyte survey, funded by Natural England’s Conservation Enhancement Scheme. Macrophtes are aquatic plants that grow in the submerged areas of lakes and provide cover for fish, invertebrates and produce oxygen needed for lake life. The Macrophyte population survey is…