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Connecting Virtually at Coast Care

Connecting Virtually at Coast Care

9th December 2020

Coast Care volunteers have been making the most of modern technology to socialise safely during these times of restriction and isolation....

Coast Care Volunteer Mandy Fall receives joint runner up in the 2020 Marsh Christian Trust Volunteer Award for Marine Conservation.

Coast Care Volunteer Mandy Fall receives joint runner up in the 2020 Marsh Christian Trust Volunteer Award for Marine Conservation.

2nd December 2020

​The award is run in partnership with the Wildlife Trusts and recognises a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to marine conservation and who has furthered the work of the Wildlife Trusts in this area. The Award is open to all 47 Wildlife Trusts, and volunteers are nominated by local Trusts. The Award is delivered in partnership with the Wildlife Trusts ‘Living Seas’ projects, a scheme for the conservation of the seas and marine wildlife. ​ For more information about the awards visit: https://bit.ly/3g3v3aL​...

​Practical Conservation Update

​Practical Conservation Update

11th November 2020

Since we returned from lockdown in July our volunteers have been carrying out many practical conservation tasks throughout the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ...

21 Ways to Help Wildlife over Winter

21 Ways to Help Wildlife over Winter

20th October 2020

Like so many of us, our activities here at Coast Care have been curtailed by Covid-19. Our natural world still needs our help though, so we’ve put together a list of things you can do to help the environment in a safe, socially distanced way....

The Farne Islands Trip That Never Was

The Farne Islands Trip That Never Was

30th September 2020

Today 40 of our most dedicated volunteers were due to set sail from Seahouses Harbour for a socially distanced trip around the Farne Islands as our way of thanking them for the time they give to Coast Care. ...

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....

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

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