Tag Archives: Skokholm

Bevelled Pebble Discovered on Skokholm Island!

Lucky finds from rabbit hole re-write prehistory of Skokholm Island!

Chance finds of prehistoric stone tools and fragments of pottery, picked up from a rabbit hole by the wardens of Skokholm Island, have surprised experts …

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Islands Team Update!

We’re all busy planning for the new season on the islands, despite the continued uncertainties and challenges that the pandemic presents us. One thing we …

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Our 2020 Wildlife Trust Round-up!

There has been more up’s and down’s than the world’s longest rollercoaster! 2020, the year where two-thirds of our colleagues were furloughed and the countryside …

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Tyme and Tide. Shirley Matthews

Thyme and Tide – Skokholm Island Work Party Cookery Book!

Thyme and Tide is a 114 page hardback cookery book by Shirley Matthews, one of several volunteer cooks, based on the meals served to the …

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Manx Shearwater Rescue Service – Another busy season!

In August, I told you about ‘Team Shearwater’, our fantastic band of Wildlife Trust volunteers and staff who help to rescue grounded Manx shearwaters as …

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Skomer and Skokholm Accommodation Update 2020/2021

I am sure that most of you reading this will be aware that Skomer and Skokholm have remained closed for day and residential visitors this …

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Razorbill on Skomer Island

Razorbills of Skokholm Island

In May’s update we talked about the importance of continuing with the vital seabird monitoring on WTSWW’s Skokholm Island and this month we’re going to …

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Skomer Island remains the best place to see puffins in southern Britain!

Puffins have been included in this latest IUCN red list because of their recent very poor trends in the north of Britain, and elsewhere in …

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John sweeping for invertebrates in Skokholm ragwort

Island Invertebrates course on Skokholm

We are delighted to announce that Skokholm Island will be running a fully catered week, between Monday 5th May and Monday 12th May 2014, during which we will be …

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Skokholm Lighthouse - photo by L Maiden

Wales Shows Enlightened Support for Skokholm Appeal

After launching their £250,000 Appeal to purchase the lighthouse and surrounding land on Skokholm Island the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales have been …

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Red Cliffs of Skokholm by D Milborrow

About Skokholm

Skokholm Island is an internationally important nature reserve situated off the south west coast of Wales. There is a general introduction to the reserve here. …

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Skokholm Renovation Work photo by L Maiden

Our Current Work on Skokholm

In the years immediately after the Wildlife Trust purchased Skokholm Island (2007-2009), the accommodation had to be closed following a report from a surveyor highlighting …

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