Tag Archive for 'Champ Rouget'

Common whelk ‘sea wash balls’ on the Guernsey shore

April 30th, 2013 by Richard Lord

A litter pick-up on the sea shore of Champ Rouget, on the path north of the Chouet tea rooms, Vale found eight ‘sea wash balls‘ from the common whelk, Buccinum undatum, three ray (rajidae) mermaid’s purses (egg case), and one cuttlebone from Sepia officinalis. A similar beach clean on the same stretch of shore on […]

Clearing the Guernsey shore of litter during Beachwatch weekend 2011

September 22nd, 2011 by Richard Lord

During a windy Saturday 17 September 2011 many volunteers, coordinated by the States of Guernsey Environment Department, participated in the Marine Conservation Society‘s Beachwatch Big Weekend by walking the Guernsey sea shore to collect litter.

Clearing Champ Rouget of litter during Beachwatch weekend 2010

September 24th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The bay to the north of Chouet on the north coast of Guernsey is a collection trap for objects that float in from the sea.  Beachwatch volunteers wore gloves and collected litter in flexible plastic tubs.  This is preferable to using plastic bags, which adds to what needs to be disposed in the landfill. Plastic […]

Sustainable Guernsey will clean Champ Rouget beach at 11 am on 18 September 2010

September 17th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Volunteers will arrive at Champ Rouget to the north of the Chouet Tea rooms at 11 am on 18 September to clear the pebble and sandy shore of litter as part of the Beachwatch campaign. Please bring garden gloves and bin bags if you have them available, but plastic tubs will be provided to collect […]