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Lockdown Diaries - part 4

Lockdown Diaries - part 4

1st September 2020

And now for the Project Assistants; what did we get up to while we were furloughed?...

Lockdown Diaries - part 1

Lockdown Diaries - part 1

21st August 2020

​Welcome to the first in a series of blogs about how we at Coast Care spent lockdown....

Boulmer Wildflower Meadow

Boulmer Wildflower Meadow

7th August 2020

Recently, a group of volunteers returned to Boulmer to survey a very special area....

How to help wildlife during lockdown

How to help wildlife during lockdown

28th July 2020

Lockdown has been a strange time for all of us, with many people missing the freedom to spend unlimited time outdoors and a sense of purpose or fulfilment....

Micro-volunteering!

Micro-volunteering!

10th March 2020

​Micro-volunteering is a growing trend, but what is it and how can you get involved?...

Meet Our New Project Assistant, Rob!

Meet Our New Project Assistant, Rob!

13th February 2020

​I am really excited to be starting at Coast Care - my first job in conservation! I can’t wait to work alongside the volunteers and get stuck into some practical conservation work....

How our Volunteers are Helping to Save the Bees

How our Volunteers are Helping to Save the Bees

11th February 2020

We received a visit recently from Professor John Hobrough, local bee expert with sixty years of beekeeping and research behind him. He very kindly gave a talk to our volunteers to feed back to them about the results of a study we were involved in last summer. It was fascinating to hear about what the survey found and how it can help to protect our bees and other pollinating insects in the future. ...

Project Update - 2019

Project Update - 2019

27th January 2020

​The team would like to give some feedback from 2019 as it has been an amazing year which has seen an increase in volunteer engagement and also plenty of new opportunities for everyone to get involved and contribute to the conservation efforts along the Northumberland coastline....

Pirri Pirri – A prickly problem

Pirri Pirri – A prickly problem

14th March 2019

Pirri Pirri or to give it it’s scientific name Acaena novae-zelandiae is a prickly problem on the Northumberland coast....

A Rubbish Day Out !

A Rubbish Day Out !

18th February 2019

As a volunteer for Coast Care I was invited to visit the Materials Recycling Facility in West Sleekburn to see what happens to the rubbish we put in our recycling bins...

"I met some wonderful people and really felt that my work helped make a difference to my local area."

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