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 evolved to become a Wildlife Trust . The history of the club has been written by Secretary, Maureen Graham. 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 different aspects of natural history,including wild plants,butterflies,moths,fungi,geology,mammals and birds . Recently (early 2016) 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.