Tag Archive for 'Alderney Wildlife Trust'

Guernsey Environment Department requests reports of dead seabirds

February 22nd, 2014 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department organised a count of seabirds washed-up dead around Guernsey’s coast on Saturday 22 February 2014. By 6 p.m. 79 dead seabirds, including guillemots, razorbills, shags, puffins and a great northern diver had been collected from the Guernsey shore and brought to the central collection point at Cobo kiosk car […]

MARPOL must ban discharge at sea of polyisobutylene which is killing European sea birds

April 24th, 2013 by Alderney Wildlife Trust

On 22 April 2013 the Alderney Wildlife Trust recovered a dead Guillemot from Braye Harbour in Alderney. This is the first bird recorded in the Channel Islands that is believed to have been killed by Polyisobutylene (PIB). The discovery of this bird occurred at the same time as it was announced that over the previous […]

Family fun and a useful education at the Tree and Woodcraft Fair at Fairfield, Castel on 1 October 2011

October 3rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Tree and Woodcraft Fair organised by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees in celebration of the International Year of Forests 2011 took place on the hottest 1 October ever recorded in Guernsey, with the temperature exceeding 23 degrees Celsius. The Tree Fair, which ran from midday to about 4 pm was […]

Northern gannets on Les Etacs off the coast of Alderney may focus on different areas in search for food

July 1st, 2011 by Louise Soanes

A recent pilot project conducted by the University of Liverpool, with the support of the Alderney Wildlife Trust, The British Trust for Ornithologists and funded by the Alderney Commission for Renewable Energy (ACRE) attached GPS data loggers to 23 gannets, Morus bassanus, breeding on Les Etacs, Alderney. Within six days 17 loggers had been retrieved, […]

A summary of the Inter-Channel Island Environment meeting on 1 and 2 October 2009

October 26th, 2009 by Alderney Wildlife Trust

The annual Inter-Channel Island Environment meetings are aimed at increasing communication not only within the Channel Islands but also by creating and building links with other islands and the United Kingdom. The Alderney Wildlife Trust prepared notes on the meeting of 1 and 2 October 2009 held in the Anne French Room, Island Hall, Alderney. […]

MCS and Finding Sanctuary provide seminar on Marine Protected Areas in Guernsey on 8 April 2009

April 14th, 2009 by Alderney Wildlife Trust

The Alderney Wildlife Trust prepared notes on the MPA seminar, which Dr. Jean-Luc Solandt, Biodiversity Conservation Officer for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), and Tom Hooper, Project Manager for Finding Santuary spoke at a seminar on Marine Protected Areas on 8 April 2009.  These notes have been prepared by the Alderney Wildlife Trust. Dr Solandt’s […]