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New Jurassic Coast book all set to be a mighty success

thumb Mighty taleA new book that takes a quirky look at the Jurassic Coast has been published in time for Christmas – and it’s already proving to be a big hit. The Jurassic Coast – A Mighty Tale is published by The Jurassic Coast Trust and is written and illustrated by local artist Tim Britton.


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The Winter Is Here!

thumb West-Bay-Wave-Crash4With a forecast of rough seas and heavy rain over the next few days, it pays to stay safe when you are out and about along the coast.



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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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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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