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watch group buildingFalklands Conservation has launched a new appeal to fund an Environmental Education Centre in the heart of Stanley, with a target of £100,000.

 

To do this we really need your help.

 

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The new building will be an integral and inclusive facility in the heart of Stanley, designed to inspire the next generations of Falkland Islands youth and families. The Watch Group is the junior branch of Falklands Conservation and has been providing interactive, wildlife and environmental education for 14 years. You can be part of the  legacy that will have lasting value by enhancing the opportunities for Falklands youth to develop a lifelong interest in their environment.

You can help us as a business, an organisation or as an individual by submitting a donation. Every penny you can give will be gratefully received.

You can donate here

or download our brochure

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 Learning about and interacting with the natural environment is not only fun, but is a key way that children connect to the world that surrounds them. Starting with tomorrow’s citizens and leaders, the Watch Group gets hands-on with the outdoors. As the junior branch of Falklands Conservation, the WATCH Group has 60 members aged 7-14. There are regular group activities which look at a variety of aspects of the natural world and conservation, and have previously included crafts, presentations from project officers and beachcombing. There are also opportunities for camping and visiting remote parts of the Falklands, with 2013/14 trips including Port San Carlos, Volunteer Point and Hawk's Nest Pond. For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The WATCH Group is generously sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank.


 

 Watch Group win runners-up in RSPB Best Youth Club Award 2012

Falklands Conservation's Watch Group achieved recognition for interest in their environment by becoming runners-up in the 2012 RSPB Club of the Year Competition

"Thank you for sending in such a great entry into the Club of the Year competition.I am delighted to announce that the Falklands Watch Group are the runners up in the competition. The judges thoroughly enjoyed reading about all the different activities that the club organises – you have access to some incredible wildlife and clearly the members of the group appreciate the opportunity to learn about such amazing creatures and diverse habitats. "

Lesley Nundy, RSPB Youth Officer 2012

RSPB runners-up 2012