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The Latest news from the Jurassic Coast.

The Big Jurassic Classroom: Free Teacher Training Day

thumb Anjana-School-WorkingAre you a Primary Teacher and need more help to effectively teach Rocks, Fossils and Evolution in your science curriculum? Then come and join us for a FREE training day led by Primary education consultant David Weatherly. Our special Big Jurassic Classroom Superteachers will also be on hand to take you through their own resources they have developed for the new Primary Science curriculum.

 

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Get your Boots on for Lyme Regis Walking Festival

thumb Lyme-walking-festNovember sees  the return of the Lyme Regis Walking Festival. This family friendly event will run from 1 – 9 November and invites locals and visitors alike to explore the beautiful coastline and inspiring hinterland of West Dorset and East Devon. 

 

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Westminster Launch for Geodiversity Charter

thumb Promicroceras-detail-A ‘Geodiversity Charter for England’ has been launched at a Westminster MP Briefing – a first for a geodiversity initiative in England. The event was at the invitation of Julian Smith MP, opened by Lord de Mauley (Parliamentary Undersecretary for Natural Environment and Science) and brought to a close by Andrew Sells (Chairman of Natural England). As a partner, members of the Jurassic Coast World Hertitage Site Team were part of the launch and gave a presentation at the event.

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Jurassic Coast Volunteers Needed

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The Jurassic Coast Trust is looking for organised and enthusiastic volunteers to help distribute its attractive fundraising pin badges (shaped like ammonite fossils!) through a network of outlets in Dorset and East Devon. The badges aim to attract a minimum donation of £1 each, with the money raised enabling the Trust to support education, conservation and public engagement projects along the length of the Jurassic Coast.

 

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Student Ambassadors Wanted

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Do you love the Jurassic Coast? Want to contribute to the conservation of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, whilst furthering your career opportunities AND having fun?

As part of our new 'Growing the Jurassic Coast Community' project, the Jurassic Coast Trust is recruiting 10 Student Ambassadors in Dorset and East Devon. This elite group will join our existing Ambassadors, serving as the Trust's front line in engaging the public and increasing awareness and knowledge about the coast.

 

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