Tag Archives: Skomer island

Gargling guillemots & legless lizards: The life of a long term Skomer volunteer

A brief introduction about myself – after realising a few years ago that I wanted to pursue a career in ecology, I studied a Masters …

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The Big Return – Skomer Island reopens after Covid-19 closure

On 1st April myself and Ceris Aston returned to The Wildlife Trusts Skomer Island for the start of the 2021 season. For Ceris, it was …

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OUT NOW! Purchase ‘Skomer Island’ by Mike Alexander on our online shop!

Seal pup (c) Mike Alexander Mike’s book is now available on our online store and you can purchase a copy easier than ever! This book …

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Skomer Island by Mike Alexander ~ Book Launch Online Event!

EVENT NOW FULLY BOOKED! Skomer is one of Britain’s most spectacular National Nature Reserves and is managed by The Wildlife Trust of South and West …

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The Big Return to Skomer…

On 1st April myself and Ceris Aston (WTSWW’s Assistant Skomer Warden) returned to Skomer for the start of the season. For Ceris, it was a …

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New Online Booking System for Skomer Day Visits….Coming Soon!

We are excited to confirm that we have a new on-line booking system for Skomer Island day visits in 2021. The online system will allow …

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‘Tis the season for celebration! The 2020 Christopher Cadbury Medal is awarded to….

On the 26th November 2020, The Wildlife Trusts held their annual awards and prize-giving ceremony to recognise and celebrate those people from within the movement …

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Dylan Jenkins Puffin

Puffin Prize Winner Announced!

This summer The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) in partnership with International Classrooms On-Line (ICOL) launched ‘The Puffin Prize’, a WILD children’s …

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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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Short eared Owl. S Zbijewska

Awesome Autumn on Skomer Island!

Autumn on Skomer is many things, from the utterly peaceful, chestnutty stillness to relentless winds and raging seas. Many would think that the island in …

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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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