An Introduction to North East Cetaceans

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Join cetacean scientist, Martin Kitching, to explore the ecology and identification of whales, dolphins and porpoises in the North East.

Course tutor: Martin Kitching, NE Regional Officer, MARINElife

Course length: 4 weekly sessions, Thursday evenings, 7.00 pm-8.15 pm

Course structure: This is an online course held via Zoom. Please ensure you have the right system requirements for accessing Zoom before booking, as we have a no-refunds policy.

Course cost: £30 / £25 concession

*Concessions (60 years and over/disabled/unemployed). Click on 'Enter promo code' and enter 'NHSN1', then click 'Apply' before proceeding to checkout.

Join local naturalist and cetacean scientist, Martin Kitching, for a brand new course and a closer look at the North East's iconic marine mammals.

Over four evening sessions, attendees will gain an understanding of cetacean ecology, explore the identification of our region's four most abundant species and discover the rare, uncommon and unusual species that could be encountered in the North East. Finally, you will examine the threats faced by cetaceans and explore new research and possible solutions.

This is the perfect course for anyone passionate about marine life and the possibility of recording, observing and enjoying whales and dolphins in the future.


N.B. You must be an NHSN member to attend this course. You will be asked to provide your NHSN membership number when registering. Not a member? Learn more about NHSN membership.

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