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2020 EVENTS 

Get Involved!

Our 2020 events programme is here! Please check back- more events added regularly.

We run a huge range of activities to get the whole community involved, from fun family activities to get the kids loving the outdoors, to academic talks about cutting edge research going on right here in Falmouth. Check out what's going on in the Falmouth area below and book via the links provided - for more information on our events and campaigns visit us on Facebook!

Seaquest Public Seawatch Feb

February 02, 2020

Join marine life experts at Pendennis Point to look for and learn about whales, dolphins, seals, sunfish and sharks as part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust's Seaquest Southwest Project. Wrap up warm and bring binoculars if you have them - if not there will be some available to borrow! No booking necessary.

11am-1pm 

Story telling: Wild Tribe Heroes

February 08, 2020

 Falmouth Marine Conservation celebrates national story telling week with some educational sea side tales from wild tribe heroes.We will read a selection of stories which teach children about environmental issues in a positive and inspiring way; with happy endings and ideas for the future.

Location: Falmouth Library

Love Your Beach- Beach Clean

February 15, 2020

Join FMC and Plastic Free Falmouth and show your love for the environment by cleaning your local beach. All litter pickers and buckets will be provided.

Meet us at Flushing Beach at 2:30

Seaquest Public Seawatch March

March 01, 2020

Join marine life experts at Pendennis Point to look for and learn about whales, dolphins, seals, sunfish and sharks as part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust's Seaquest Southwest Project. Wrap up warm and bring binoculars if you have them - if not there will be some available to borrow! No booking necessary.

11am-1pm 

Women in Science: A Celebratory Evening

March 06, 2020

Join us for our second celebration of women working in science. Following our immensely popular event last year we have enlisted three more incredible women to talk about their journey into science, and what they encountered along the way.

A welcoming drinks reception at the Poly will be followed by a series of talks from women working in surprisingly diverse fields in conservation: Dr. Sarah Hodge, a conservation biologist and now Director of Education for Biosciences, University of Exeter; Katy Davidson, the Oyster Lady, pioneer in oyster culture and seafood specialist; And finally, Lizzie Daly, wildlife biologist, broadcaster, filmmaker and conservationist!

All of this will be followed by pasties and networking!

Ticket price includes a drink and a pasty.

In-land litter pick

March 21, 2020

Falmouth's Beaches are looking a lot cleaner thanks to all your effort. In collaboration with Plastic Free Falmouth and One Bag Beach Clean we are moving in-land to remove the litter that washes down stream to end up on the beaches. Join us at Boslowick, meeting point, and time to be confirmed nearer the date.

Seaquest Public Seawatch April

April 04, 2020

Join marine life experts at Pendennis Point to look for and learn about whales, dolphins, seals, sunfish and sharks as part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust's Seaquest Southwest Project. Wrap up warm and bring binoculars if you have them - if not there will be some available to borrow! No booking necessary.

11am-1pm 

Beach Clean

April 17, 2020

Join us, in collaboration with Plastic Free Falmouth and One Bag Beach Clean to clean Maenporth beach. Time to be confirmed nearer the date.

The Great Egg Case Hunt

April 04, 2020

Our annual Great Eggcase Hunt . Join FMC and the Your Shore Beach Rangers as we support The Shark’s Trust this Easter Holidays! Explore the strand line looking for egg cases and learn how to identify which species they belong to. Look out for both the Your Shore Beach Rangers and the Falmouth Marine Conservation Gazebos, come and get your ID guides and buckets, let’s see what we can find! 

11:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Location: Swanpool Beach

Seaquest Public Seawatch May

May 02, 2020

Join marine life experts at Pendennis Point to look for and learn about whales, dolphins, seals, sunfish and sharks as part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust's Seaquest Southwest Project. Wrap up warm and bring binoculars if you have them - if not there will be some available to borrow! No booking necessary.

11am-1pm 

Blue Health Talk

May 12, 2020

Listen to the stories of some of our inspirational speakers and find out how the natural environment, and particularly the ocean, improves our physical health and mental wellbeing.

​Location: Falmouth Poly

World Oceans Day Sea-nic Picnic!

June 05, 2020

In collaboration with Eden project’s THE BIG LUNCH, join FMC for a picnic on the beach followed by sea-nic rockpool sessions. 

​Location: Gylly Beach

Seaquest Public Seawatch June

June 06, 2020

Join marine life experts at Pendennis Point to look for and learn about whales, dolphins, seals, sunfish and sharks as part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust's Seaquest Southwest Project. Wrap up warm and bring binoculars if you have them - if not there will be some available to borrow! No booking necessary.

11am-1pm 

Learn to Snorkel 

July 30, 2020

In collaboration with YSBR learn to snorkel around the beautiful gullies on Gylly Reef.

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