Land-based surveyor workshop dates 2017

Network of local land-based surveyors  Upcoming workshops for 2017 Saturday 13th May. Port St Mary Town Hall, West Room 14:00-17:00 Sunday 21st May. Sulby Community Centre 14:00-17:00 Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Would you like to develop new skills whilst assisting...

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Manx Hospitality Day 2017

On Thursday 6th April MWDW were invited along to the Manx Hospitality Day at The Palace. The aim of the day was for people working within the hospitality industry to find out what there is to see and do, so they can pass the information on to tourists. Tom and I were...

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Looking forward to the summer

Hi supporters. I’m back for my February blog entry to keep you in the loop with our work. I don’t have many photos this time as I have mainly been stuck in the (very cold) office doing admin work for the charity. Our key achievement this month has been our recent...

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Who remembers Donald the dolphin?

Who remembers Donald the Dolphin? Donald was a resident of Port St Mary for a while back in the 70’s and became well known to Manx residents at the time. He was a solitary Bottlenose dolphin who chose to interact with humans and seek their company. I don’t know an...

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Behind the scenes at MWDW

Hi everyone, my name is Jen and I am the Outreach and Education Officer for Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch (MWDW). I have decided to create a new monthly blog to keep our supporters in the loop about recent sightings, education projects and our general day-to-day work,...

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Video editor required

We are looking for someone on the island to work through our collection of videos taken aboard our research vessel and edit them for us before uploading to our youtube channel. This is a work from home post and you will need access to video editing software.Would suit...

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New research vessel up and running

We are delighted to say that our new research vessel is finally sea worthy, re-named and re-branded. The boat, now named Galps in honor of our founder John Galpin, has been undergoing electrical work since late summer by Ben Corcoran. She has also undergone a deep...

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Rare Fin whale sightings two days in a row!

Fin whale, wikipedia commons The second largest animal on earth, the Fin whale, has made a rare visit to Manx waters. The two 26 metre long whales were first spotted by a team of local land-based observers on Saturday 1st October at 15:25. Mike Kelly, joined...

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Information evening and AGM 29th September

On Thursday 29th September we will be running an information night followed by our AGM at The Corrin Hall in Peel From 19:30-20:30 we will be running a drop-in session for anyone interested in finding out about more our work and becoming a member. Find out about who...

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Special thanks to the Scheinberg Family