Tag Archive for 'Sark'

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme expands across the Bailiwick

April 30th, 2015 by Waitrose

Waitrose will deliver ‘Grow and Sell‘ packs to school children in Alderney, Sark and Herm later this month following strong interest in this scheme from Guernsey schools. The ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme has already given out 37 kits to Guernsey schools. The scheme aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children from across 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 […]

Beautiful Art for the Love of Sark exhibition at Guernsey Museum until 31 December 2012

October 1st, 2012 by Events

The Guernsey Museum in Candie Gardens hosts a fabulous art exhibition of beautiful oil paintings,  water colours, charcoal drawings, and sculptures of Sark and Sark wildlife. The museum gallery exhibits the art work of internationally recognised wildlife artists, with the Art for Nature Foundation, who visited Sark on two occasions in 2011. Rosanne Guille invited […]

First record of silver dory, Zenopsis conchifer, in Guernsey waters

June 1st, 2012 by Richard Lord

Pierro Le Cheminant fishing on his trawler, Amy Blue, at the northern end of the Big Russel to the north of Sark, Bailiwick of Guernsey lowered his trawl in about 30 metres of water on the afternoon of 30 May 2012.  His net accidentally caught the edge of a reef. He retrieved his net which […]

Birds in the Channel Islands

September 13th, 2011 by Glyn Young

To date, 366 species of birds have been recorded throughout the British Channel Islands. The islands host a large variety of habitats so it is very possible to see farmland, woodland and sea birds within a few minutes of each other. Some birds are very active fliers. Some may be only on one of the […]

Coast Media publish guide to the delightful coastal walks of the Channel Islands

July 1st, 2011 by Coast Media

The Channel Island map specialists Coast Media have published a unique guide that covers the Channel Islands’ best coastal walking routes. “The Channel Island Way” is a beautifully illustrated book on the 110 mile walking route that brings together all the best coastal walks in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm. The guide, with words […]

Artists for Nature Foundation Jubilee project in Sark from 4 to 16 May 2011

January 20th, 2011 by Rosie Guille

Fifteen of the world’s finest wildlife and landscape artists paint, draw and sculpt for the love of Sark in May 2011. The project for Sark is the 15th of the Artists for Nature Foundation and marks their very special twenty year jubilee. The aim is to promote the unique natural habitat of Sark through the […]

Potential British angling record marbled electric ray, Torpedo marmorata, caught three miles off Sark on 15 October 2010

October 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Gary Crane received a shock when he landed a 10 lb. 14 oz 11 dram (4.95 kgs) female marbled electric ray, Torpedo marmorata, on Richard Seager’s ‘Out of Blue‘, while fishing about three miles to the east of Sark on 15 October 2010.  The electric ray had a total length of 58.6 cm and a […]

Green Energy: What’s in it for Guernsey? – A personal viewpoint by Dr Andrew Casebow, States Agriculture and Environment Adviser

June 16th, 2010 by Andrew Casebow

Guernsey has long had a name as a ‘green island’, largely due to its countryside, its farming and wildlife, but it is now gaining a name as a ‘green’ island in another sense, because it is developing renewable energy. But, with all the current interest in ‘green’ energy we need to ask some critical questions: […]