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WDC orca champion picks up award

WDC orca champion picks up award

Beatrice Whishart MSP picks up her Nature Champion award The Scottish Environment LINK, an organisation that brings together groups in Scotland to protect and enhance wildlife, landscape and the marine environment, has announced its MSP Nature Champion of the Year. The award has been shared this year by Jenni Minto is the MSP Nature Champion…

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Fin whales return to old feeding grounds in Southern Ocean

An exciting discovery by researchers in the waters around Antarctica suggest that fin whales are starting to return to their former feeding grounds. During the first part of the 20th century, commercial whaling decimated whale numbers in the region as whalers reduced populations to a fraction of their original figure. By the time it become…

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Memorable stories wanted for community project

To celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories in 2022, Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s Scottish Dolphin Centre is encouraging the local community and visitors to share their stories about Spey Bay. The themed year has been designated by Visit Scotland and aims to showcase stories inspired by, created, or written in Scotland. “We would love to hear…

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WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre open for the festive season

After last year’s success, Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s award-winning Scottish Dolphin Centre will be extending opening times for the winter. Over the festive season the Centre will welcome dog walkers, cyclists, community groups and winter tourists who can now appreciate the beauty of Spey Bay through the cold winter months and keep cosy and warm…

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WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre welcomes five new volunteers

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre welcomed a wonderful group of new volunteers this week who will spend most of 2019 helping to run the Centre’s daily visitor tours and wildlife walks, as well as delivering WDC’s education, Shorewatch and events programmes. The new volunteers will spend their first month training and learning more about WDC, the…

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WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre announces extended winter opening hours

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre in Spey Bay is set to extend its opening season due to growing demand, with members of the public now able to visit through until mid-December. The increase in opening hours during the winter months has been made possible by the installation of a new biomass heating system kindly funded by the…

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