Past event – Looe New Year Beach Clean & Social

Hannafore Beach Clean
Hannafore Beach, West Looe, Monday 2 January 1 pm Join us for our New Year Beach Clean and Social to Announce Looe Marine Conservation Group 2017 Events Calendar. Meet at 1 pm at the Coastguard Station. We’ll work off some Christmas excess on a litter pick (weather dependent) be
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Past Event: Looe Yellow Fish Day Sunday 2 July

Come and Make a Splash in Looe at a Yellow Fish Parade Meet 12 noon at the Rose Garden in Looe to join the Yellow Fish Parade. Or just follow the route of the Looe River to Sandplace by car, bus or train to arrive from 1 pm onwards for an afternoon of music, dance and storytelling. If
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Past Event: Yellow Fish Willow Workshops

Yellow Fish Campaign
Come to a free yellow fish willow workshop June 17 and 24 in Looe and Liskeard. You’ll make a willow yellow fish to make a splash at the Liskeard Carnival & Show and the Looe Yellow Fish Day in the Looe Valley. All materials will be provided at these free workshops which are
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Autumn Rockpool Ramble in Looe – Past Event

Sea Hare
Hannafore Beach, West Looe, Friday 28 October 10.30am til 12 noon On our October rockpool ramble in Looe, expert trained volunteers from Looe Marine Conservation Group will escort you down to the rocky shore.  We’ll help you find and identify multiple species of crabs, starfish,
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Seascape Photography Talk – Past Event

Sea Journal
Tuesday 18 October 8pm RNLI Station, East Looe *Preceded by LMCG monthly meeting at 6.30 pm Lisa Woollett is writer, photographer and designer of two award-winning books: Sea and Shore Cornwall and Sea Journal.   Join us for a fascinating photography talk and learn a few tips on how t
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Looe Rock pool Ramble – Past Event

Underside of a Green Shore Urchin
Friday 5 August 1.45 pm, Hannafore Beach, West Looe Meet below the Coastguard station – look out for our sail flags. Join expert volunteers from Looe Marine Conservation Group on a rock pool ramble to explore the hidden world of the rocky shore.  Discover a world full of incredi
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June Half Term Rockpool Ramble – Past Event

rockpool
Saturday 4th June, 11.15am – 12.45pm, Hannfore Beach, West Looe. Pack a spare change of clothes and some hot chocolate because this half term we’re going to be holding another one of our rockpool rambles! Come along for a day out exploring the marine ecosystem at your door
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Go Plastic Free with Looe MCG! – Past Event

Saturday 11th June, the Quay, East Looe.   Go Plastic Free with Looe MCG by taking part in our new #PlasticPledge campaign. We’re encouraging as many people as possible to pledge to reduce their plastic consumption. The #PlasticPledge campaign sets out to tackle the current
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Ribs, Research & Regulation-Talk by IFCA – Past Event

Tuesday 17th May 7.30 pm RNLI Crew Room East Looe Guest Speaker, Samantha Davis (IFCA) Chief Officer at Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority, gives us a talk about the rapidly changing face of fisheries and environmental management and how this will affect Cornwall’s
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Looe Festival of the Sea Photo Competition

Catch the spirit of the Festival in our photo competition! We have the most amazing marine environment in Looe, from the tidal reaches of the estuary to the rocky foreshore and Looe Island… This is your chance to capture the town celebrating its relationship with the sea. Be ins
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Easter Shark Egg Hunt in Looe – Past Event

Mermaids Purse from Hannafore Beach, Looe Cornwall
Rock pool finds on a low low tide On Friday 8th April over 50 rock poolers met on Hannafore Beach for the Looe MCG Easter Rock Pool. We had especially good conditions with a very low spring tide exposing the lower rocky shore, kelp and eel grass beds. So low in fact, that many intrepi
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Training session: Seaweed and its uses Past Event

Sunday 8th May, 1-3pm, Hannafore, West Looe. Sue Pybus, a dedicated LMCG volunteer will be giving an introductory training session on seaweed and its many beneficial uses. Learn about its uses in nutrition, biofuel and hygiene. This talk will highlight why it’s so important to p
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Looe Festival of the Sea 2016 – Past Event

Looe Festival of the Sea
Join us in the historic fishing town of Looe in Cornwall for Looe Festival of the Sea on Sunday May 1st 10 am – 8 pm. Looe is celebrating its relationship with the sea and all things marine! Download a copy of the action packed programme of marine themed activities, music and da
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Do seahorses live in Looe Bay? Past Event

Friday 22 April, 7.30pm, RNLI Lifeboat station, East Looe (Note this date has changed from 19 April) Mark Parry, from the National Marine Aquarium, will be giving an overview on the Community Seagrass Initiative – a pioneering citizen science research project spanning the coasts
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Rocky Shore ID Course – Past Event

Saturday 12th March, 11.30am -3.30pm RNLI Station and Hannafore Beach (Booking Essential) Come along to an introductory training course where you can gain skills in identifying the most common species found on the beaches of Looe. This event is perfect for those wishing to refresh the
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Your Shore Annual Conference – Past Event

Saturday 27th February, Newquay Representatives from the Looe Marine Conservation Group will be heading out to Newquay to take part in the Your Shore Annual Conference. Whilst attending, they’ll be discussing ideas with various other marine conservation groups, allowing the Looe
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A Night of Fish ‘n Tips in Looe Past Event

Mackerel Wrap
Friday 19 February, 7-10pm, Millpool Centre, West Looe Local Looe chefs and businesses have joined forces with the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide to hold an evening of fishy food and fun in Looe on 19th February at the Millpool Centre. An informative talk by Matt Slater of the Cornwall W
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Seaquest Southwest – Marine Sightings in Cornwall – Past Event

Grey seal
Tuesday 12th January, 8 pm RNLI Station, East Looe Join us for a talk by guest Speaker Abby Crosby, Marine Conservation Officer at the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, who will truly inspire you to get involved in observing Cornwall’s fantastic marine wildlife. We’ll find out out
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2016 Beach Clean & New Year Social – Past Event

Hannafore Beach Clean
Sunday 3 January – meet Coastguard Station 2 pm Start 2016 off with a New Year’s resolution to become involved in conserving Looe’s fantastic wildlife and marine environment. Join members of Looe Marine Conservation Group on Sunday January 3 at Hannafore West Looe fo
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Festive Marine Trail of Looe – Past Event

Festive trail of Looe
Saturday 5th December Start 2.00 pm. Arrive RNLI by 4.30 pm Join fellow Looe Marine Conservation Group members during Looe’s Festive Weekend on a festive marine trail through Looe – a guided walk celebrating Looe’s fantastic wildlife. We start at the Coastguard Stati
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