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Summer of Science at the new Centre
Summer of Science at the new Centre

Join HWDT in one of the many exciting science talks - every Thursday until the mid-September

New Evening Science Talks a Success!
New Evening Science Talks a Success!

Wildlife and wine have proved to be exactly what Tobermory ordered; with our

Kids Club make origami Knobble!
Kids Club make origami Knobble!

Our first Summer Splashdown got off to a bang with origami impressions of real minke whales from our ID catalogue.

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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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Search for whales and dolphins on a once in a lifetime adventure

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Read the latest updates from onboard Silurian, our research and education vessel.

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28-7-2016 11:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 Near Ardnamurchan ...
27-7-2016 18:00 Basking Shark 1 Isle of canna
26-7-2016 17:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 North of Bunessan
26-7-2016 14:00 Minke Whale 2 Between Gunna and ...
28-7-2016 10:50 Common Dolphin 3 Loch Roag,Bernera
27-7-2016 12:00 Basking Shark 4 Ferry from Oban to...
25-7-2016 15:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 Glengorm
22-7-2016 15:51 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 PORTUAIRK
22-7-2016 10:43 Bottlenose Dolphin 8 PORTUAIRK
26-7-2016 07:50 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 Barra
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