2018 Year of our Island

2018 Year of our Island

We are delighted to have received financial backing from the governmental scheme ‘2018 Year of our Island’. The grant has allowed us to purchase 10 pairs of Nikon Binoculars – this particular model is the one used for many years by MWDW staff and are of superior...
Hydrophone Surveys to take place in Manx Waters

Hydrophone Surveys to take place in Manx Waters

In May 2017, MWDW were joined by researchers from the Clyde Marine Mammal Project to trial a Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) device – known as a hydrophone – which is towed behind a research vessel to record the high frequency clicks of porpoises and...
MWDW at the European Cetacean Society Conference

MWDW at the European Cetacean Society Conference

In April 2018, Tom, Jen and Bryony travelled to the annual European Cetacean Society Conference in Italy. The conference sees marine mammal scientists and students from across Europe come together to present their recent projects and findings, and to network with...
MWDW Show- a huge success!

MWDW Show- a huge success!

The 1st Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch Show was a tremendous success with over 2,000 local residents coming through the doors over the course of the weekend, that’s 2.5% of the population of the Isle of Man. Held at the Villa Marina on 10th and 11th February 2018,...

Partnership with The Cafe at the Sound & Seawatch Saturdays

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with The Cafe at the Sound, who have adopted us as their chosen charity. As part of this collaboration, we will be running Seawatch Saturdays at the Sound, on the third Saturday of the summer months 11am-1pm. Everyone is...