Tag: The Lizard

  • 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 […]

  • Identifying the three ‘Emperor’ dragonflies

    Identifying the three ‘Emperor’ dragonflies

    In this article, Dougy Wright, warden of Windmill Farm Nature Reserve on The Lizard, explains how to tell three related species of dragonfly apart: the Emperor, the Lesser Emperor and […]

  • Dragonflies galore at Windmill Farm

    Dragonflies galore at Windmill Farm

    Windmill Farm Nature Reserve is one of the best sites for dragonflies and damselflies on The Lizard, and perhaps in Cornwall. Find out more in this article, originally written as […]

  • Lizard Point: birds to see in every season

    Lizard Point: birds to see in every season

    An exploration of some of the more uncommon birds you can see at different points of the year at Lizard Point and in the surrounding area: with Tony Blunden. Overview […]

  • Kennack Sands

    It is easy to understand why Kennack Sands is one of the most popular family beaches on The Lizard. Extensive beaches, impressive cliffs, dunes and woodlands, and the opportunity for […]

  • Flora of The Lizard in summer

    A small selection of some of the wonderful plants you are likely to spot in the summer in some of the different habitats across The Lizard.

  • Windmill Farm Reserve

    Tucked away at the end of a track off the Helston to Lizard road, you’ll find a haven of wildlife and flora, known particularly for its birds. A seventeenth century […]

  • Poldhu Cove

    Poldhu Cove is a small cove with golden sand, situated between Mullion and Gunwalloe on the west coast of The Lizard Peninsula. The cove has a relaxed but intimate atmosphere, […]