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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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Jurassic Coast Trust secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment for community project

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The Jurassic Coast Trust has received a grant of £68,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Growing the Jurassic Coast Community project, it was announced today. The project aims to recruit and train 250 volunteers and increase community engagement with the World Heritage Site so that it can be better cared for and understood.

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Seaton Jurassic’s lottery bonus

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SEATON JURASSIC, the new exciting visitor attraction for East Devon, has secured another huge funding boost with today’s announcement of the award of more than £620,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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