Cornwall Wildlife Trust launched its new campaign “Wilder Cornwall” in Falmouth this week. People from all Cornwall organisations with a strong environmental interest were there, including Gill Keeble and Julia Havard from our own CFWI Environment & Public Affairs sub-committee.
In essence, the message is that, as we know, wildlife and wild places are in decline across Cornwall and we need to act now. The Cornwall Wildlife Trust will work to create: Wilder Places – more land, rivers and seas managed well for wildlife; Wilder People – more of us taking acting and connecting with nature; and a Wilder Future – influencing decisions to secure the recovery and growth of wildlife.
We saw for the first time the brilliant new Wind in the Willows film trailer, which you can see here, with the voices of Stephen Fry, Catherine Tate and others. The clear message from David Attenborough that it is not too late if we act now.
Click here to find out more about the Wilder Cornwall and to add your name to support it.
The Greenbank Hotel was delighted to host the launch at no charge – the link being that it was from here that Kenneth Grahame wrote some of the letters to his son that went on to became The Wind in the Willows.