Yes... then join us today.
For the yearly subscription of £5 per adult or £3 for senior citizens
The Friends of Lepe was started in 2007 to promote community involvement and enjoyment of the country park. To protect and enhance the wildlife habitats and cultural heritage within the country park
To increase understanding about coastal change and mangement for biodiversity
To promote a culture of responsible enjoyment of the country park
To provide volunteering opportunities for local people to actively engage with a countryside site
The group has been awarded grants from the New Forest National Park Authority and Hampshire County Council to set up the group and buy equipment and the Big Lottery Fund Breathing Places grant to build a pond at Lepe Point.
The Friends also support the park by contributing time, skills and funds towards a variety of projects including - major events such as D-Day at Lepe, producing drawings for planning permission, helping to build the bird hide, purchasing outdoor tables and chairs for the newly refurbished cafe, running workshops for the CCATCH project, providing wildlife data for the Shoresearch scheme, completing butterfly transects, providing data for park management through visitor and car park surveys, running a book stall and being ambassadors for the park.
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