Posts by: RB

On 8th September 2012, we assisted with a Heritage Day event at Flixton Carr. The site is currently being excavated by a York University Team lead by Mesolithic expert Dr Nicky Milner  and  her team. During stone age times  the land consisted of small linked islands linked by a gravel ridge in the [...]

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Our ‘Ow’t for Now’t ‘  event proved popular on 1st August with our Yorkshire visitors, as Discover Filey volunteers showed passing visitors trays of edible seaweed and shellfish that can be found locally. We must admit to a certain ‘tongue in cheek’ approach to our local seafood cuisine and our emphasis is always on conservation [...]

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During our seashore visit to Filey Brigg on 21st July, there were a few interesting things to be found.

Seashore Sea Lettuces (Ulva spp.) and other green seaweeds in all their varieties do well when there is plenty of fresh water about. Given this years weather conditions there has been an explosion in growth on [...]

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Seasearch divers from Yorkshire recently visited Filey Brigg and took photographs of some of the incredibly exotic and diverse marine life found just a few hundred metres from Filey’s beach. On one dive alone they recorded 56 species, including 7 species of seaslug.  The word ‘seaslug’ implies the kind of slimy animal found in [...]

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On Thursday 5th July we were visited by 45 Children in two groups from a Leeds area Primary School. The day was humid but suprisingly good. The groups had a limited time in Filey but we were able to show them fossils, seashore shells, a live starfish and our resident  shore crab who is thriving [...]

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