Author: raysurridge

  • Wildlife Groundswell November newsletter

    As an antidote to the Black Friday madness, we’re sending you a dose of natural goodness this weekend… It was great to see so many of you at our annual […]

  • September newsletter

    This month, we’re focusing on our annual conference – Air and Fire on 23 September – and the NEW line-up of fringe events leading up to it, which we’re excited to announce below. […]

  • Wildlife Groundswell July & August -23

    Hope you’re all well and having a good summer, despite the recent wild weather. We love all things wild, but… Read on for a dose of proper summer (butterflies, wildflowers […]

  • Social media and links

  • Wildlife Groundswell 6-23

    Hope you’re all well and enjoying the sunshine. We’re trying a new format for our June newsletter – hope you like it. Wildlife Groundswell business update: becoming a CIC Our […]

  • Nightjar

    Video: Chris WaddleVisitor Experience and Community Engagement Lead Advisor (Cornwall and Devon) Male Nightjar I managed to record at Dry Tree last night View Larger Map

  • Conservation and land management

    Together, we work hard to look after and enhance biodiversity on The Lizard. Conservation managers, landowners and farmers all play a very important role. We intend soon to publish nature-friendly conservation […]

  • Wildlife Groundswell

    Wildlife Groundswell is a community action group based on The Lizard; we are a group of wildlife enthusiasts, small landowners and farmers who are working together for the benefit of […]

  • Help from home

    Helping wildlife at home or in your local patch: There are lots of things you can do for wildlife from the comfort of your own home garden or local area. Many […]

  • Inspiring visitors about nature and/or heritage

    Between the Linking The Lizard Partnership organisations, we look after some very popular visitor sites. Many of these are outdoor places that people enjoy independently; others have staff and volunteers […]

  • Livestock care

    The National Trust and Natural England keep ponies, and work with local farmers to help maintain the conservation grazing programmes that are vitally important for various rare species across The […]

  • Wildlife surveys

    Whether you’re a budding enthusiast or wildlife specialist, you might be able to help us monitor wildlife across the Peninsula. There’s a broad range of projects and initiatives you can […]

  • Beach cleaning and litter picking

    Beach cleaning and litter picking are rewarding and a great excuse to spend time outdoors in stunning places, while helping to keep them clean, beautiful and safe for everybody to […]

  • Practical access and conservation tasks

  • Get involved

    Volunteering with us is a great way to spend time outdoors and discover some of our special places, while doing ‘good stuff’ for people and nature. We have a range of […]

  • Some rare migrants: dragonflies and a locust

    Some rare migrants: dragonflies and a locust

    In this article, originally published as a blog post on our website in 2019, Tony Blunden describes some of the migratory dragon- and damselflies you might be lucky enough to […]