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Half-Term Events

It’s exciting, healthy, educational and cheap. So, why not take the kids rock pooling with the experts this half-term or join a beach clean?

There are some fantastic low tides on the Friday 20th and Saturday 21st of February – so even if you can’t join one of these events, check out my rockpooling tips and beach guide and let me know what you find.

For grown-ups there are some great talks happening this coming week. See Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s events page.

If you’re aware of any other events, please let me know and I’ll add them.

 I’m looking forward to seeing lots of people at Looe on Friday.

February Rock Pool Ramble: Friday 20th, 12.00 – 13.30 at Hannafore Beach, Looe

Join Looe Marine Conservation Group experts to discover the amazing wildlife in our rockpools. Wear suitable footwear and warm clothes. No nets please. All welcome. Free, but donations very welcome. Meet on the beach below Coastguard Station/ Kiosk.

Rummage in a Rock Pool near Marazion: Sunday 22nd, 13.00 – 15.00

Join Matt Slater of Cornwall Wildlife Trust to explore the wonderful world of slimy seaweed, crabs, anemones and more. Suitable for primary-school aged children. Wear weather-appropriate footwear and clothing. For directions call: (01872) 273939 Free, but donations are very welcome. Details here.

Beach Clean: Polzeath: Friday 20th, 09.30

Meet on the beach for this regular monthly beach clean with Polzeath Marine Conservation Group. All welcome. Details here.

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