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

11 March 2022


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.


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