Tag Archive for 'La Societe Guernesiaise'

Conservation Herd at Port Soif to encourage habitat for skylarks

June 10th, 2015 by La Société Guernesiaise

La Société Guernesiaise is to use its herd of six Guernsey steers to try to attract the skylark back to the Island by reintroducing grazing to the Port Soif Common area this summer. Many islanders will remember the wonderful sight and sound of the skylarks that were once widespread in Guernsey. However, apart from the […]

Sue Daly gives a talk and film show about Dark Sky photography in Sark

March 18th, 2014 by La Société Guernesiaise

La Société Guernesiaise presents a Sue Daly talk and film show about the ups and downs of capturing Sark’s starry skies beginning at 7.30 p.m. on 31 March 2014 at Frossard Theatre, Candie Gardens, St Peter Port. Admission to Sue’s talk and film is free but there will be a retiring collection for the Sark Astronomy […]

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 […]

Guernsey public asked to help seabirds that are struggling to cope with severe weather conditions

February 11th, 2014 by La Société Guernesiaise

Seabirds are being found washed up on Guernsey’s beaches following the recent high tides and strong winds. The prolonged bad weather conditions mean that many birds found around the island’s coast have found it difficult to find enough food to survive. Shags, guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes have been particularly badly hit as these species cannot […]

Learn about Guernsey pipistrelle & long-eared bats on 2 August 2013

July 5th, 2013 by RSPB Guernsey Group

Please join the RSPB Guernsey Group on a bat walk with Pat Costen of La Société Guernesiase beginning at 8.30 pm on 2 August 2013 if you would like to learn more about bats and hopefully see and hear some. The bat walk begins at La Hure Mare Industrial Estate (Perry’s Guide page 11, G2). […]

La Societe Guernesiaise presents a talk on ‘Simply Bees’ by Brigit Strawbridge on 9 July 2013

June 19th, 2013 by Events

Brigit Strawbridge of the TV Series ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green‘ is visiting Guernsey to give a talk about ‘Simply Bees’. Her talk begins at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 9 July 2013 at the Frossard theatre, Candie Gardens, St Peter Port. Brigit Strawbridge will discuss the difference between

Guernsey’s Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards entry deadline is 28 May 2013

May 9th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Guernsey schools and environmentally friendly islanders have until 28 May 2013 to get their entries in for this years’ Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The event, which is in its 23rd year, is staged to fund projects designed to protect the island’s green spaces and natural habitats. The winner of the main award could win a […]

Insurance Corporation’s Guernsey Conservation Awards competition entry deadline 28 May 2013

February 12th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Environmentally friendly gardeners have the chance of winning £2,000 with the launch of the 2013 Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The event, in its 24th year, is open to any private Bailiwick of Guernsey individual, club, company, organisation and any Guernsey educational institution. The entry deadline for Guernsey residents is Tuesday 28 May 2013 with judging […]

Round Table Christmas Fayre gives Guernsey charities opportunity to raise funds

November 18th, 2012 by Richard Lord

After the Fayre, Save the Children Christmas cards are available from Sue Fish, Chair of Save the Children Guernsey banch.

Guernsey lecture on exoplanets and their atmospheres on 23 November

November 8th, 2012 by La Société Guernesiaise

The Astronomy Section of La Société Guernesiaise invites you to a lecture by Paul Anthony Wilson of the University of Exeter on ‘Exoplanets and their atmospheres’ beginning at 7.30 pm on Friday, 23 November 2012 at Frossard Lecture theatre, Candie Gardens.  The lecture is free. The discovery of planets around other stars over the last […]