Cookstown Wildlife Trust meets once monthly from 7:45PM until approximately 9:00PM during the months- October until April - usually on the second Tuesday of the month . Invited speakers give illustrated talks on a wide range of natural history topics . During summer months a series of Natural History outings are organized . The Trust began as a Game and Wildlife Preservation Society in 1960 and over the years has evolved to become a Wildlife Trust . The history of the club was written some years ago by Secretary, Maureen Graham, based on a club logbook. Details are on our History page. Our website suggests interesting local sites and reflects aspects of local wildlife. This needs input from those with knowledge of aspects of natural history,including wild plants,butterflies,moths,fungi,geology,mammals and birds . A few years ago a Facebook page was set up. Meetings are held in Technology Building,Loughry College,Cookstown . Membership subscription is £20.00 per year, Individual talks £5.00
Aims and Objects•To promote interest in the conservation of wildlife.•To discourage indiscriminate destruction of wild birds and animals and their habitats.•To encourage legislation and educational activities designed to aid the above objects.