Eco Soc

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EcoSoc is one of the largest societies on campus, and aims to give everyone the opportunity to learn about nature, experience Cornish wildlife, gain skills in ecology and conservation, help local projects and raise the profile of wildlife to everyone. We have lots of different events to get involved with, such as moth trapping, mammal trapping, bird walks, bat walks, ID sessions, habitat management and socials. We also work with outside organisations such as the National Trust to provide practical work experience for our members, and co-produce a wildlife documentary series filmed in Cornwall called NatureWatch with Wild Doc Soc which has been very successful!

Youtube: Search ‘NatureWatch’

EcoSoc Trailer from Oscar Furness on Vimeo.

 

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Events

Sun 23rd February

Trip to Cornwall Beaver Project with amphibian survey
23rd February 10am - 6:30pm
Woodland Valley Farm
Trip to the Cornwall Beaver Project where we will carry out an amphibian survey.

Mon 24th February

Water Shrew Surveying
24th February 9am - 10am
Exchange revolving doors
Join us for our first ever water shrew survey, for us and the campus!

Thu 27th February

'Bats of Utila' talk
27th February 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tremough House Seminar W
Come along to find out about the island of Utila, Honduras, the types of bats that live there, and some of the do's and don't's of wildlife research projects! There'll be snacks!

Fri 28th February

Water Shrew Surveying
28th February 9am - 10am
Exchange revolving doors
Join us for our first ever water shrew survey, for us and the campus!

Fri 6th March

Otter tracking trip
6th March 2pm - 6pm
Exchange revolving doors
Join us for our first ever trip to see Wild Otters! We’ll travel to a nearby area to look for them, their tracks and signs; as well as other wildlife! Appropriate footwear and warm clothing recommended

Sun 8th March

March WeBS Count
8th March 9am - 11am
Swanpool Beach Car Park
Join us as we do our monthly count of waterbirds at Swanpool for the Wetland Bird Survey. Meet at the Swanpool car park at 9am, bring binoculars if you have them, and dress appropriately. All welcome- previous bird ID experience not essential!

Sun 15th March

Stithians Reservoir Habitat Management Session
15th March 9am - 4pm
Meet outside the Exchange revolving doors
Join EcoSoc at Stithians Reservoir in collaboration with South West Lakes Trust and Cornwall Bird Watching and Preservation Society for a habitat management session!

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Habitat Rep

Campus Rep

Bird Rep

Plants & Habitats Rep

Mammal Rep

Invertebrate Rep

Social Rep

Herpetile Rep

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