Helford VMCA reports
A full list of scientific reports and publications about the Helford River and its conservation is now available. Some of the reports are available as downloads. Please see our Helford VMCA reports page for more details.
Helford VMCA Newsletters
The Helford Voluntary Marine Conservation Area publishes two newsletters each year.
Extracts and downloadable copies of our more recent issues are available from our newsletters page.
The Helford Marine Conservation Group has published a series of information leaflets covering some of the important aspects of the Helford river environment and its wildlife.
All leaflets are free to download, see our information leaflets page.
“Secrets of the Sea – exploring Helford’s marine life” Interactive CDROM
Helford’s unique marine heritage is revealed in a structured and exciting way which appeals to all age groups, adults and children alike.
The CDROM contains information on the biology, geography, historical and present day use, conservation and management issues relating to the estuary.
Also field identification keys for the most common species found on the Helford, and links to other sources of information and resources.
Special publication: Helford Estuary Historic Audit
(A Reynolds -2000) £8.00 + pp
Sites and artefacts from Bronze Age barrows to World War II are identified and their place in history described in this very special audit which also includes a gazetteer, maps and a list of wrecks.
Available on request from: Cornwall Archaeology Unit, Cornwall County Council, Old County Hall, Station Rd, Truro Cornwall TR1 3AY.
Telephone 01872 323603 or email: The Historic Environment Service for more information.
Cornwall Sea Fisheries District Guide to minimum fish and shellfish sizes
The Helford Marine Conservation Group often receives enquiries regarding the fishing regulations in force on the Helford River and the minimum fish and shellfish sizes that are permitted to be landed. We now have a dedicated page and a downloadable guide. Please see our Cornwall Sea Fisheries District Guide to minimum fish and shellfish sizes page.