Kinneil LNR - Beachwatch event 15 Aug 2019

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Beach: 
Kinneil LNR
Status: 
Confirmed
Publicity settings: 
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Publicity settings: 
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Survey type: 
Beachwatch (year round)
Date & time: 
Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting location: 
Picnic bench on the West side of the LNR
Additional information: 

The Marine Conservation Society is running a beach clean and survey with local MSP Angus MacDonald on the West foreshore of Kinneil Local Nature Reserve.

We will be meeting at 10am next to the picnic bench on the West side of the reserve. To get to the meeting point walk from Snab Lane carpark East along the trail til you come to the railway line. Please exercise extreme caution when crossing the line ensuring no trains can be seen or heard when crossing.

Turn left after crossing the railway line and follow the path til you see the beach - the picnic bench will just be up on your right. A map with directions will be sent to all volunteers beforehand.

A briefing and welcome will then be given followed by handing out of equipment and the survey sheets. We will then clean and survey a 100m stretch of beach before coming back together at 11am to weigh the rubbish collected.

From 11-12pm a wider clean up of the area will be done including a nurdle hunt for small plastic pellets.

At 12pm the event will finish and the rubbish and equipment will be taken back to the carpark for Falkirk Council to pick up.

There is a risk assessment attached to this beach which will be available on the day but we recommend you take time to read it before you attend. If anyone under 16 is planning on coming there will be parental and guardian consent forms available to fill in on the day too. If you would like these ahead of the event please get in touch with Catherine on the details below.

If anyone has any questions about the event please do not hesitate to get in touch with Catherine on catherine.gemmell@mcsuk.org or 0131 633 4000.

We look forward to seeing you on the beach to help #STOPThePlasticTide!

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  • I agree to read and follow the information relating to Health and Safety available in the organiser guide.
  • I agree to carry out a risk assessment in advance of Beachwatch events and I will keep a written record of these assessments.
  • I will record the details of any accident or incident of concern during the event and report this to MCS.
  • I will give a Health and Safety briefing to any volunteers before events start.
  • I understand that I must not supervise young volunteers under 16 years of age, nor allow anybody who is not their legally responsible adult to supervise them (some examples of legally responsible adults include: their parent, guardian, school teacher or guide leader).
  • I understand that if no surveys have been conducted within three years my beach will become available for others.
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