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…

And the winner is….

The judges were immensely impressed with the quality of all the posters submitted in the Penrose Poster Competition, but a winner had to be chosen. So congratulations to Ollie Pearce!! Loe Pool Forum voted ‘Plants of Loe Pool’ as the best poster for its detail, accuracy and presentation. Likewise, well done to the runners up (featured…

Sustainable farming around Loe Pool

In December 2013 Geography students from University of Exeter were guided around Chyvarloe Farm bordering Loe Pool by Paul Parfitt (farmer), Jeremy Clitherow (HLS advisor for Chyvarloe farm) from Natural England, Dr Mike Leyshon and Timothy Walker from the University of Exeter. The students were studying how a sustainable farm works in contemporary Britain. In particular the role of…