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Join Friends of Par Beach




Join Friends of Par Beach (FoPB) and add your support to our efforts to conserve the beauty, character, accessibility and community use of Par Beach.

If you are interested in helping with conservation work, joining guided walks, attending talks or helping to organise these activities and events then please get in touch.


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Are you interested in botany, photography, birds or other wildlife, crafts, conservation work or sport such as kite flying and snorkelling?

Do let us know what activities you want to see or be involved with, or if you have any questions. Contact us through our email form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.


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Wildlife

 

We are keen to preserve the habitat of Par Beach to attract all manner of birds, bugs, butterflies and mammals

 

Come see what you can find

 

Beach Advice




Stung by Jellyfish? Found a carcass? In need of assistance?

There is a telephone in the Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park office, and one at The Ship Inn.

The postcode of the beach is
PL24 2AS
and the O/S grid reference is
088533.


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Leisure activities

 

In addition to our conservation work we also hold social events throughout most of the year such as:

 

Bird watch, Bat talk & walk, Wildlife walk, plus Quiz Nights, to name a few

 

Come join in the fun

Car Parking for 300 vehicles.

Free between 1 Nov - 31 March

Low cost at other times

Restroom facilities

with easy access

Bench seating at various locations donated by FoPB fund raisers and Cornwall Council

In the Wildlife & Fauna section below you will find links to various websites that might interest you.

 

We also maintain an extensive list of other websites that collectively contains a great deal of local, regional and national information relating to our interests in conservation and wildlife.

 

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NEWS & EVENTS


22
Dec

Merry Christmas 

15
Dec

New Website 

New Website
14th December 2020

New Website

 

FoPB are pleased to announce that our new, shiny-bright, website has gone live.

 

It still contains all the useful and informative content that you have come to expect from the original website, now 10 years old, but in, we hope, a much more modern and presentable fashion.

 

It can now be viewed on any device that suits you, be it a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

 

You are invited to follow the link below, which you can select or copy & paste into your browser, to view the new site.

http://parbeach.com

 

We would welcome any feedback, good, bad or indifferent, you may care to give. Please use our Contact page using this link, Contact Us, or via the Envelope (Email) tab on the right side of the FoPB Website page you are viewing.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

 

Stay safe.

18
Oct

FoPB Calendar 2021 

FoPB Calendar 2021
18th October 2020

FoPB are pleased to announce the availability of our 2021 Calendar featuring selected pictures submitted by you, our supporters.

At the cost of just £5:00 the Calendar is available from our Treasurer, Mike Freemantle (01726 816454) or place an order here on the website via the Contact Us page, putting 'Calendar' in the Subject box.





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19
Apr

Work Party (April 2021) 

Work Party (April 2021)
Sunday, 25th April 2021
Venue: Western Car Park
Time: 10.00 - 12.00 hrs

WERE UP AND RUNNING AGAIN

((SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS)

WORKING PARTY

 

Join us on…….

Sunday 25th  April         10.00 to 12.00 hrs.

Cutting back edges of the Access Path around the orchid field and through the woods.

 

Meet at Western Car Park (parking is FREE until 17th May)

 

CURRENT GOVERNMENT RULES ARE……

That we can meet subject to a MAXIMUM OF 15 people working in groups of no more than 6.

 

THEREFORE, PARTICIPANTS MUST BOOK A PLACE BY PHONING PHIL ON 01726 817396

 

We shall have supplies of sanitiser, disinfectant spray and paper roll on site, but………….

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN GLOVES

WE SHALL HAVE PRE-SANITISED TOOLS AVAILABLE, BUT PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN TOOLS IF POSSIBLE

Regrettably we are unable to provide refreshments at present

 

Working hard for Par Beach and the Environment


23
Oct

TCV and Froglife present an Introduction to Reptile Identification & Surveying Webinar 

TCV and Froglife present an Introduction to Reptile Identification & Surveying Webinar
Friday, 6th November 2020
Venue: Zoom meeting
Time: 18:30 hrs
Cost: Free (booking required)

Do you want to learn more about Reptiles?


Introduction to Reptile Identification & Surveying

The conservation Volunteers (TCV) in partnership with Froglife were overwhelmed by the demand for the last time so have decided to host another FREE online training course via Zoom on Friday 6th November at 6:30pm
 

The talk will cover common and widespread UK reptiles with an overview of their identification, and where and how to look for them.
 

It will be suitable for all audiences, and will especially appeal to anyone interested in wildlife and conservation. This course particularly suits those who:

• Wish to improve their identification skills of UK reptiles

• Is looking to gain knowledge on how to survey for reptiles – whether in their own garden or a public green space

• Looking for experience in the environmental sector

• Wish to learn about the importance of recording our reptile species and how doing so can make a real difference
 

The presentation begins at 18:30 and should finish no later than 20:00.

To book

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-reptile-identification-and-surveying-tickets-126784958223

Numbers are limit to 100.

Feel free to book on if you wish to learn a bit more about our indigenous reptilain friends.

If you have any queries please send an email to t.burden@tcv.ork.uk

11
Oct

October Work Party 

October Work Party
Sunday, 25th October 2020

Venue: Car Park opposite the Duck Pond
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 hrs

UNDER NEW COVID REGULATIONS THERE ARE EXCEPTIONS WHERE GROUPS CAN BE MORE THAN 6 PEOPLE INCLUDING FOR WORK AND VOLUNTARY OR CHARITABLE SERVICES

WORKING PARTY

Sunday, 25th October

10.00 to 12.00 hrs

 

ERADICATING SEA BUCKTHORN in the SECONDARY DUNES

 

MEET AT THE CAR PARK OPPOSITE DUCK POND

 

We shall have supplies of sanitiser, disinfectant spray and paper roll on site, but... 

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN GLOVES

WE SHALL HAVE PRE-SANITISED TOOLS AVAILABLE, but...

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN TOOLS IF POSSIBLE

 

Regrettably we are unable to provide refreshments at present

 

Enquiries to Phil on 01726 817396 

Email    info@parbeach.com

Working hard for Par Beach and thEnvironment

G H W A N
Friends of Par Beach is supported by PL24 Community Association, Tesco, CO OP, Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park, and Cornwall Council Community Grant