Penllech Coastcare Group

Penllech Coastcare Group

 

Welcome to Penllech Coastcare

Penllech Coastcare is a Keep Wales Tidy (KWT) volunteer group based and focused  on the northern coastline of  the Lleyn Peninsula Gwynedd North Wales. The group undertakes marine litter monitoring;  beach clean ups; and reports on marine wildlife strandings .

 

The group has close links with the Marine Conservation Society undertaking marine litter monitoring and surveys; with Seasearch, Marine Mammal strandings, and the SAC Turning the Tide marine litter awareness projects.

 

 

About Us

The Penllech Coastcare Group  is a voluntary Keep Wales Tidy group . The group was established in 2002 with help with KWT funding. The group now has over 200 registered on its mailing list and is open to all  who would like to be involved.  

 

The aims of the group are to encourage local and visitor involvement; increase public awareness of the the effects of marine litter, pollution, and other threats to the coasts natural beauty and wildlife both above and below the  water.

 

The group networks  with other local groups ; it aims to proactively involve walkers, climbers, shore fishermen, and those making more of a splash in the water : surfers, canoeists, sailors,  fishermen, and divers.  We aim to demonstrate how we can all be  part of the solution to the problem of marine litter.

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Events are organised throughout the year with the main annual event being the weekend 17 th September to coincide with Keep Wales Tidy week and the annual MCS nation wide marine litter survey. See Events www.keepwalestidy.org and MCS websites. Also see  www.facebook/pages/Penrallt-Coastal-Campsite

The Lleyn Peninsula Special Area of Conservation (SAC), is one of 5 wholly marine SACs within Welsh waters; much of the coastline has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Heritage Coast.

 

 

Our aim is to help keep it that way.

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15 th Sept 2012 is the KWT / MCS Weekend