Silurian receives some well-deserved TLC!

Thanks to the generous backing of our funders and supporters, our research vessel Silurian has undergone a transformation! She travels thousands of miles every year to monitor Hebridean marine life and we are delighted that we have been able to give her the TLC she deserves!

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“Sighting!” Primary Pupils become Marine Scientists Aboard HWDT’s Floating Classroom

Last week, HWDT’s education team sailed to Dunstaffnage Marina to host pupils from local primary schools as part of the Hebridean Marine Explorer Programme. Volunteer Education Assistant Rian describes the week’s events and the excitement of teaching on Silurian

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Floating Classes for Oban Pupils on Whale Research Yacht, Silurian.

Tomorrow, HWDT’s research vessel Silurian will set course for Dunstaffnage Marina, in preparation for a busy education week on board the floating classroom, working with primary schools from in and around Oban. For those of you who are curious, the Trust are inviting people to come on board for a guided tour, which will run informally between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday 2nd May.

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HWDT monitor Joint Warrior exercises in the Hebrides

Our last winter survey departed last week with a special volunteer on board. Andy Tait is one of our longest running and dedicated volunteers and has been working with the trust for 25 years! During the survey we saw harbour porpoise, grey and common seals and even a common dolphin!

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Discovery Centre Open

A trip to Tobermory is not complete without a visit to our Discovery Centre, now open for the season.  Located on the iconic Main Street, there’s every reason to stop in and find out more about Hebridean whales, dolphins, porpoises and other local wildlife.

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One of our longest running volunteers joins us for the March winter survey

Our last winter survey departed last week with a special volunteer on board. Andy Tait is one of our longest running and dedicated volunteers and has been working with the trust for 25 years! During the survey we saw harbour porpoise, grey and common seals and even a common dolphin!

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