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This one-day workshop will cover the theory and practice of conducting cetacean line-transect surveys on commercial ferries and research vessels and will include an introduction to the installation and use of IFAW Logger Software for collecting survey data. The course will also cover species identification and is suitable for beginners or those who want to

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Wednesday Jun 26, 2:00pm Midsummer Festival – Nature and Heritage Loop Head headland Whale Watch with the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group.Shannon Dolphin ID Project Leader  – Mags Daly. Free Meet at Loop Head Lighthouse car park. Contact Trea – 086 381 9216

A public talk on Whales and Dolphins in Ireland: observing and recording will be presented by Mags Daly of the IWDG on Friday 21st June at the Sligo Southern Hotel. This event is organised by the Sligo branch of the IWDG. Please contact sligoiwdg@gmail.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/Sligo-IWDG-326557071545516/ for more information on events and how to get

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Slea Head, Co. Kerry IWDG Land-based Whale Watch As part of Biodiversity week, an IWDG representative will explain how to observe, identify and record marine mammals, sharks, and sea bird species from the headland while discussing the pressures they face. This event is family friendly and open to all members of the public with an

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As part of Biodiversity week, an IWDG representative will explain how to observe, identify and record marine mammals, sharks, and sea bird species from the headland while discussing the pressures they face. This event is family friendly and open to all members of the public with an interest in marine mammals and biological recording. We

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As part of Biodiversity Week, an IWDG representative will explain how to observe, identify and record marine mammals, sharks, and sea bird species from the headland while discussing the pressures they face. This event is family friendly and open to all members of the public with an interest in marine mammals and biological recording. We

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Date: 25 May 2019 Time: 18.00 – 20.00 Location: Bray Head, Co. Wicklow As part of Biodiversity Week, an IWDG representative will explain how to observe, identify and record marine mammals, sharks, and sea bird species from the headland while discussing the pressures they face. This event is family friendly and open to all members of

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This workshop will help participants identify and record both whales, dolphins and porpoise sighted or stranded in Ireland and will also help attendees develop their field skills including tissue-sampling in stranding incidences. Weather permitting, a land-based watch at Loop Head will follow in the afternoon; a live-stranding exercise will take place otherwise. In collaboration with

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Talk on the Whales and Dolphins of Ireland with Sean O'Callaghan. IWDG Science Officer Date: Friday 26th April 2019,  Venue: Star of the Sea Centre, Mullach Mór, Co Sligo Time 19:30 ran by IWDG Sligo local group https://www.facebook.com/events/396834760870133/

The IWDG in collaboration with the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology are delighted to host a talk by Dr Russell Fielding from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee USA The lecture which is part of the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre Seminar Series will take place on Friday 22nd March 2019 in GMIT Dublin Road Campus in Room

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