Category Archives: Volunteering

Devon Bat Survey Walk and Research Talk in the Tamar Valley

Join members of the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project team later this month, for a late afternoon walk and evening talk in the Tamar Valley to hear the latest findings on the research being carried out into these wonderful nocturnal … Continue reading

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Daffodil Conference celebrating Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

Cast your mind back to early spring this year… were you deciding between a ‘trumpet’ or a ‘large cup’ and excitedly recording each different daffodil type you stumbled across in Tamar Valley hedges? If so, you’ll be pleased to here … Continue reading

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Saving The Tamar Valley’s Rarest Butterfly

Nature lovers in Devon and Cornwall are being asked to create a home for a rare and declining butterfly in the hope of boosting its numbers. The Heath Fritillary butterfly has suffered significant declines in the last forty years, with … Continue reading

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Tavistock Gets in the Groove with JTQ

The Wharf, Tavistock, was host to the James Taylor Quartet on Friday 24th March, to raise funds for, and increase awareness of, the Tamar Community Trust. Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Robert Plumb, tells us how the evening went. … Continue reading

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Volunteers start to record Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

                                            The first training event for the recently announced Heritage Lottery Funded project, to record and raise awareness of … Continue reading

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Work begins to record Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

The recently announced Heritage Lottery Funded project, to record and raise awareness of the special historic daffodil varieties growing in the Tamar Valley landscape, is now underway. Consultants have been appointed to lead the £10,000 Heralds of Spring project. The … Continue reading

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Come for a Walk with our Tamar Valley Heritage Guides

Do you enjoy exploring the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but wish you knew a little more about it? The Tamar Valley Heritage Guides could help… Join Les Deering and Ann Marcer, Heritage Guides for the Tamar Valley … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking project secures National Lottery grant for Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

A Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of nearly £10,000 has been awarded to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to record and raise awareness of the special historic daffodil varieties growing in the landscape. Lesley Strong, Project Officer … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley Scoops Two Volunteer Cornwall Awards

  The Tamar Valley AONB celebrated last week at the Volunteer Cornwall Awards ceremony, as it was awarded Highly Commended in the ‘host of the year’ category, for hosting the two-year Heritage Lottery Funded Helping Hands for Heritage project. One … Continue reading

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