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Community campaign to banish plastic wins international funding competition

Wed, 2020-12-02 09:42

Morecambe Bay has won funding in an international competition to rid plastic from its shores. A huge thank you to everyone who helped to make this happen!

The only UK-based project to be shortlisted in the “marine” category of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) annual funding awards, 'Clear the Bay by Day' secured over 8000 public votes and won the EOCA members’ vote. We will now seek to mobilise a growing army of volunteers to rid Morecambe Bay’s beaches, footpaths and cycleways of plastic waste and the pandemic of discarded masks and PPE.

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Stop, Look and Listen for Wildlife this Winter around Morecambe Bay

Thu, 2020-11-19 12:41

Morecambe Bay Partnership is asking dog walkers to help save the birds of the Bay by remembering to ‘Stop, Look and Listen for wildlife’ before letting dogs off the lead on the coast.

Morecambe Bay is one of the best places in the UK to see wildlife over the winter months. Around 210,000 birds flock to our shores from their arctic breeding grounds to spend the winter on the shores of the Bay. When they arrive, they really need to conserve their energy or they will perish.

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Over 8,000 of you voted - that's massive. Thank you.

Wed, 2020-10-07 15:39

Will it be enough to win? We hear in a few days. 

Your gift can clear up plastics and support our army of beach clean volunteers.

Thank you for this wonderful wave of public support to clean up plastic from beaches. 

 

Amazing to have over 8,000 votes, thank you so much.

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VOTING IS NOW CLOSED

Closed Thursday 22 October.

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