On Saturday 12th March, GWCT’s SAMARCH Fisheries Project Officer, Will Beaumont, will be leading a FREE workshop on “Identifying River Wildlife in Sydling Water”.

SAMARCH Project Partner Bournemouth University are also involved, with Professor Genoveva Esteban leading a workshop on “Exploring the beginnings of Life and Biodiversity”.

These workshops are two of a series of free science and wildlife workshops hosted by Cape Farewell, on 12th March 2022, as part of the Dorchester Science Festival which runs a 10 day programme of events to celebrate British Science Week.

The 2-hour workshops include:

  • Exploring the beginnings of life and biodiversity – Led by Professor Genoveva Esteban (Bournemouth University);
  • Identifying river wildlife in Sydling Water – Led by Will Beaumont (The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust);
  • Listening to and recording the magic of underwater sound using hydrophones – with Professor Adrian Newton (Bournemouth University) and David Rodgers (electricbackroom Studio);
  • Identifying birds and their call sounds – with Sam Lloyd (Dorset Wildlife Trust and RSPB) during a tour of the Watershed site.

For more information and to book your place on the workshops, please click here.

‘Identifying River Wildlife in Sydling Water’ and other FREE workshops in Dorchester

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