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HWDT Supports Community Led Yacht Race to St Kilda
HWDT Supports Community Led Yacht Race t...

HWDT's Engagement Team travelled out to North Uist, to support the community led inaugural St Kilda Challenge. Read more about the...

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Centre launched
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Centre launc...

The new visitor centre was formally opened this month and celebrated at an event in Tobermory

Work Experience Week
Work Experience Week

A summary of Izzy's week at the Trust

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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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25-6-2016 16:30 Minke Whale 1 Bridge to nowhere
24-6-2016 09:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 Cluer
24-6-2016 20:11 Harbour Porpoise 5 Treshnish Isles
25-6-2016 11:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 8 Glengorm
24-6-2016 14:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 5 Little Colonsay
24-6-2016 17:31 Humpback Whale 1 Clauchlands point,...
24-6-2016 14:28 Unidentified Dolphin species 1 Skye Bridge
24-6-2016 12:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 10 North of Gometra
23-6-2016 18:15 White-Beaked Dolphin 1 Loch Duich - on th...
30-5-2016 15:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 Clyde Estuary
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