About Coatham Green
Coatham Green is a public open space in Redcar previously known as Coatham Common. It is located between the seafront and terraced houses in Coatham. The site is valued by local residents for its sense of natural wilderness. The coastal grassland and sand dune were formerly a golf course that has now naturalised. The site is a mosaic of coastal habitats, consisting of coastal grassland, grey dunes, sandy grassland and low willow scrub. The site has breeding pair of skylark and also meadow pipits. Viviparous lizard has been recorded on the site by local residents and it is a suitable breeding location for the species. There are regular sightings of reed buntings, linnet, green finch with occasional records of snipe, jack snipe and woodcock. Oystercatcher and curlew for can also be seen foraging on the grassland.
About the Coatham Heritage Group
Coatham Green Heritage Group are an active friends group are committed to improving Coatham Green as a place where people of all ages can enjoy its natural beauty and wildlife. They are involved in practical works to improve access, appearance and its wildlife and raise the profile of the Green. The group work closely with Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust. They welcome new members to get involved in any aspect of their work. As well as meetings and work days they hold popular social fundraising evenings.
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