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Picnic & Pulling

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Whitepark Bay

152 Whitepark Road

Ballintoy

BT54 6NH

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An annual event organised & promoted privately and NOT by The National Trust (NT). We aim to combine fun with a bit of work at picturesque Whitepark Bay. What do we do? Once a year, we bring together like-minded volunteers who typically give an hour of their time to help with weed clearing above the beach. Good deed done, we're at the coast and perfectly placed for a picnic.

The event itself must be and is run by NT - the site custodians. Ranger Dr Cliff Henry & Team now has responsibility for this area riddled with invasive species including RAGWORT, thistle, blackthorn, fern and more. We know that ragwort has its place in nature but in certain areas must be kept in check. Cutting is not an option at this site and using chemicals is something the NT prefers to avoid. We're a growing number of like-minded folk who would like to help NT take control back sooner.

SIGN UP IF YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN COMING ALONG. PROVISIONAL DATE - SAT. 30 JUNE 2018. REGISTER NOW & YOU'LL RECEIVE FULL DETAILS NEARER THE TIME.

At our launch on 8 July 2017 we had four different nationalities adding their support and the best-represented region was ... BARCELONA! In 2018, we'd love to have 100+ volunteers giving an hour or so. The more who help, the bigger the area of land we can clear. Check out our recently launched Facebook page Picnic & Pulling or contact me if you'd like to learn more.

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