© R.Irvine 2020
Founded: November 1960
Cookstown Wildlife Trust meets once monthly from 7:45PM until approximately 9:00PM from October until April
inclusive - 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 previous Secretary, Maureen Graham, based on a
club log-book. Details on our History page.
Our website suggests interesting local sites and reflects aspects of local wildlife. This needs more input from those with
knowledge 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.
Press Secretary & Web
Tel: 867 65142