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Live Stranding Course – Mayo

About this event The course will include decision making on what is, the most appropriate response, first aid to stabilize the animal and re-floating techniques. Practical session on the beach with whale pontoon and life sized whale and dolphin models. IWDG accredited course open to all. Cost is 30 euro for members or 50 euro

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About this event Learn about marine mammal biodiversity in Irish waters and how to identify the most frequently seen coastal species in an engaging virtual workshop hosted by the IWDG with thanks to the Irish Environmental Network. This workshop is suitable for people of all ages and backgrounds. No prior knowledge of cetaceans is required

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About this event This year for National Biodiversity Week, the IWDG is hosting a virtual workshop for young ocean heroes thanks to the Irish Environmental Network. Based on IWDG’s new educational resource, ‘Ireland’s Blubber Book; Flukes Junior Vol. 1’, the workshop will engage young people on the marine mammal biodiversity found in Irish waters and

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The Dublin Bay Biosphere – in partnership with the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group – invites you to a very special webinar which looks to explore the current knowledge and ecology of marine mammals from seals, to porpoises, dolphins and whales in Dublin Bay and adjacent waters. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO

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Brush up on your cetacean stranding knowledge online during the IWDG cetacean stranding network workshop. About this Event Cetacean Stranding Network Virtual Workshop: * Please note this event is for IWDG members only* During the workshop, you will have an opportunity to connect with like-minded IWDG members also involved and or interested in the stranding

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Glenua will host a collaborative presentation between Simon Berrow, of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) and filmmaker, Tony Whelan of Canola Pictures in aid of the RNLI. When: Thursday 18th March 2021 20:00 hrs -via zoom What to expect:  Simon will explore 30 years of the IWDG and will introduce the rich community of

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Thursday, January 28th, 2021 The IWDG are delighted to announce a new educational resource for young and aspiring marine biologists. Ireland’s Blubber Book; Flukes Junior Vol 1 is a comprehensive workbook on cetaceans found in Irish waters for primary school children aged between 9-12. Join us on The Irish Whale and Dolphin Facebook page where

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Something for the New Year, join IWDG Sightings Officer, Pádraig Whooley and IWDG Northern Ireland Officer, Aman Muttu for this two hour online course on Wed. 13th January between 6 – 8:00PM This course is free to current IWDG members and as its tailored for recorders in Northern Ireland it may be of greatest interest

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Save the date – Saturday, December 12th, 2020 Whale Tales is the annual meeting of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, where members and people interested in whales, dolphins and porpoises in Ireland are invited to join us in our shared appreciation and admiration of these charismatic animals. This year, due to Covid-19 restrictions Whale

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