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One week left for Silurian Discount!!
One week left for Silurian Discount!!

Only one week before the early bird booking discount expires. Get 5% off the cost of participating in a monitoring expedition!

Happy Hogmany from the HWDT team
Happy Hogmany from the HWDT team

We hope 2017 is just as productive and successful as 2016!

Apply now to join our team in 2017
Apply now to join our team in 2017

With just over a week until the deadline for 2017 volunteer placements, now's the time to apply!

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The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and understanding of Scotland’s whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) and the Hebridean marine environment through education, research and working within Hebridean communities as a basis for the lasting conservation of local species and habitats.

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18-1-2017 12:10 Harbour Porpoise 2 Off Rubh'an Dunain...
17-1-2017 10:00 Harbour Porpoise 3 Ardyne fishfarm
16-1-2017 13:41 Common Dolphin 4 Sound of Raasay, o...
16-1-2017 12:29 Common Dolphin 12 Sound of Raasay
14-1-2017 11:59 Sperm Whale 1 Firth of Forth app...
10-1-2017 13:15 Minke Whale 2 Off the Braighe be...
8-1-2017 13:20 Orca (Killer) Whale 2 South Minch
8-Janua... 13:15 Minke Whale 1 Covesea, East Coas...
7-1-2017 14:55 Harbour Porpoise 2 Sound of Sleat
7-1-2017 14:49 Harbour Porpoise 1 Sound of Sleat
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