The Friends joined forces with the Fowey Marine Conservation Area Volunteer Group in 2012. With a programme of walks and talks as well as a variety of practical conservation activities, there really is something for everyone.
Our membership is open to all, and we are a friendly group with people from all walks of life -
If are interested in joining, please CLICK HERE
In mid July eight healthy young osprey chicks were collected from the thriving sustainable population of osprey in Scotland and brought down to Poole harbour in Dorset on the south coast.
The hope is to replicate the successful re-
Poole harbour always was a good area for ospreys until human persecution drove them away in the mid 1800s. Feeding mostly on the plentiful mullet, osprey gained the local nickname "Mullet Hawk". Up to half a dozen ospreys from further north can be seen each autumn, fattening up on their migration southwards.
The Poole chicks were caged and fed until by mid August they were all flying. After release, at first food was provided for them to return to. After four to six weeks of feeding up around
AGM & TALK – ‘UP THE CREEK’ – SW ENGLAND BY KAYAK
By Rupert Kirkwood
|Fungus Foray 2012|
|Rockpool Ramble 2012|
|Rockpool Exploration 2013|
|Shark And Ray Egg Case Hunt 2013|
|Lantyan Dormouse Survey 2013|
|Seal Pupping 2013|
|Bat Watch 2013|
|Rockpool Ramble 2013|
|Walk in Lantyan Wood 2014|
|Rockpool Ramble 2014|
|Aquarium Visit 2014|
|Kayak Wildlife Trip 2014|
|Marine Day 2014|
|Marine Litter 2014|
|Work & Leisure|