Conservation volunteers join forces to maintain rare plant reintroduction site on Loe Pool

By Bethany Rossiter A very sunny Thursday 17th May played host to another successful ‘Loe Pool Make-a-Difference’ day, which saw groups of volunteers from Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s ‘Wild Cober’ group and Penrose volunteers, work together to help maintain the strapwort site on Carminowe Creek. This work, which has been funded by the Whitley Wildlife Conservation…

Can we trace sediment and soil organic matter transfers from land to water at a catchment scale?

Soils are essential for human wellbeing, providing important services including carbon storage and food security. Therefore understanding human impact on the flow of sediment and organic matter from soils to inland waters is important both for climate change mitigation and to protect water quality. In 2017 a team of researchers from Exeter University, Cranfield University,…