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Tag Archives: Seasearch
Sea-searchers recognised for 31-year contribution to marine conservation.
SNH has supported Seasearch in Scotland for many years now. The skills and enthusiasm of their union of marine life investigators has in turn supported our own research. Some of our marine team are Seasearch volunteers in their free time. … Continue reading
Posted in Awards, biodiversity, citizen science, coastal, Community engagement, conservation, mapping, Marine, Marine Protected Areas, MPA, MPAs, Priority Marine Features, Research, sea life, SNH, survey, Uncategorized, Volunteering, Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 Tagged #YCW2020, citizen science, divers, diving, mapping, marine, marine life, Nature of Scotland Awards, NatureScot, Research, Scottish Natural Heritage, scuba, Seasearch, SNH, survey, training, Volunteering, volunteers, Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 #YCW2020 Leave a comment
Orcas, Warships and Seasearch
Today we have a further insight into the contribution volunteer citizen scientists make to marine conservation in Scotland. Our guest post today comes from Natalie Hirst, a coordinator for Seasearch Scotland. Seasearch is a project for volunteer sports divers who have … Continue reading
Posted in citizen science, coastal, Community engagement, conservation, mapping, Marine, Marine Protected Areas, MPA, MPAs, Priority Marine Features, sea life, SNH, survey, Uncategorized, Volunteering Tagged citizen science, marine life, marine species, marine survey, SCUBA diving, Seasearch, volunteers Leave a comment
Citizen scientist divers make an exciting discovery
Extremely rare and delicate reefs formed by large numbers of colourful ‘organ-pipe’ worms have been discovered in a Lochaber sea loch by citizen scientist divers from Seasearch. For several weeks our marine team have been unusually excited; itching to peel … Continue reading
Posted in Marine Tagged Loch Ailort, Loch Creran, marine, Scottish Natural Heritage, Seasearch, serpulid reefs, Sound of Arisaig, tubeworm Leave a comment
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