We are currently working with Visit Cornwall to build a network of community beach clean teams across Cornwall that can respond in the aftermath of incidents such as the 2013/2014 winter storms, and run regular beach cleans to engage and inspire communities in a pro-active approach to protecting Cornwall’s amazing beaches.
The project is aimed to help expand community engagement through a network of established beach cleaning groups and new lead volunteers around Cornwall. Our aim is to highlight and promote the amazing work these groups do, and use SAS’s experience and extensive networks to encourage and guide more people to get involved. Most importantly perhaps is the creation of a joined-up network of like-minded & experienced groups who can react in unison when the coastline is damaged by marine litter or any other environmental incident.
Current members of the Beach Guardian Project are:
- Widemouth Task Force
- Newquay Marine Group
- Polzeath Marine Conservation Group
- St Agnes Marine Conservation Group
- Nature Workshops
- Looe Marine Conservation Group
- Newquay Beachcombing
- Friends of Portheras Cove
- Newquay Beach Care
- Coverack Space 2000
- Cornish Rock Tors
- Bude Cleaner Seas Project
- The Conservation Volunteers Cornwall
- Friends of Seaton Valley
Thanks to Visit Cornwall for helping make this project possible.