Throw Jelly Not Balloons

Seaweed Jelly Powder Sachet
The Campaign Story Looe Marine Conservation Group (LMCG) developed the Throw Jelly Not Balloons campaign to persuade people to stop throwing water balloon bombs for fun at water festivals and raft races. Water balloons are a needless form of plastic pollution which harms wildlife and
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Christmas Social Event

When: TBC Where: TBC Very open to any ideas you may have on where to celebrate Christmas 2019!
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Past Events: A Plastic Ocean Screening

A Plastic Ocean
Thursday 7th March, 19:00 The Community Hall at Looe Children’s Centre Plastic pollution has effected the oceans in unimaginable ways, but there is still time to stop it. A Plastic Ocean brings together scientists, journalists and filmmakers as they explore the great gyres of ou
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Past Event – Talk & Meeting: A Sting in the Polyps

A sting in the polyps
Tuesday 19th March, 18:00 – 20:30 Where: Crew Room, East Looe RNLI Station Matt Slater from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust will be diving into the world of Cnidarians! The group of organisms range from jellyfish to anemones and are frequently found at our rockpool rambles. This illustrat
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Past event: Intertidal Identification for Beginners

Intertidal identification course
Saturday 23rd March, 12:00 – 14:00  Hannafore beach, West Looe, meet below the coastguard station  If you’d like to help at our ever-popular school holiday rockpooling events, brush up on your skills, or find out more about marine wildlife so you can help record what’s out there, this
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Past Event – Talk & Meeting: The Great Eggcase Hunt

Great Eggcase Hunt
When: Tuesday 16th April, 18:00 – 20:30  Where: Crew Room, East Looe RNLI Station The Great Eggcase Hunt (www.eggcase.org) is a citizen science recording project which encourages people out on to the beach in search of mermaid’s purses, the eggcases of sharks and skate. This project i
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Past event: Seaweed Identification for Beginners

Seaweed Course
When: Sunday 19th May, 12:30 – 14:00 Where: Hannafore beach, meet below the coastguard station  We invite Looe Marine Conservation Group members to join local expert and LMCG volunteer Sue Pybus to learn more about the incredible variety of seaweeds around our coast, their importance
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Past event: Talk & Meeting: Why do marine animals leave the sea – and how do they do it?

Why do animals leave the sea?
When: Tuesday 21st May, 18:00 – 20:30 Where: Crew Room, East Looe RNLI Station You crawled right out of the sea, straight into my arms’, sang Laura Marling. Contrary to popular belief the word ‘crisis’ is not composed of the Chinese characters for ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. But the c
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Past event: Throw Jelly Not Balloons – Take 2!

Throw Jelly Not Balloons
When: Sunday 9th June, 10:00 – 16:00 Where: East Looe, TBC Take 2 on the great success of last year’s ‘Throw Jelly Not Balloons’! The raft race will be taking place on Sunday 9th June and we intend to promote the use of environmentally benign jelly rather than water balloons. The exac
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