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Coast Care are an active bunch of volunteers. As well as our regular beach cleans, there will be a range of environmental conservation and protection activities over the coming weeks that you can get involved with: 

  • Removal of invasive species, such as Piri Piri burr and Sea Buckthorn from various coastal dune systems
  • Purple Milk Vetch survey methodology training and subsequent flora surveys across the AONB for PMV and other rarities.
  • Tern platform preparation on Coquet island
  • Rocky shores training - a survey methodology training event with Heather Sugden from Newcastle University 
  • Further meadow and habitat management at Embleton quarry
  • SSSI Whin grassland improvement work near Bamburgh
  • Installation of visitor sitting/resting benches at Low Newton to support accessibility to the Hide, and at Beadnell to support the new beach access facilities
  • Beach cleans and some possible sessions help with Northumberland County Council Public rights of Way team on small repairs to improve the Northumberland Coast Path
  • Constructing a large barn owl shed and bird boxes 

There is plenty going at Coast Care this summer. Check out our monthly schedule below and if you'd like to get involved, contact to learn more.

October 2023 Activity Plan.pdf

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