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Discover Shetland’s Sharks and Skates

Sunday 31st July 10.30am-1.30pm

Ness Boating Club

Come along to the Ness Boating Club to learn all about the sharks and skate that live in the seas off Shetland and how you can get involved in projects to help monitor and record endangered species of shark and skate. We will have:

  • Eggcase ID workshop with local expert Sally Huband
  • Presentation by Jane Dodd from NatureScot on the Skatespotter project (playing on a loop throughout the event)
  • Short videos on a touchscreen featuring local footage of sharks and skates and infomation on The Great Eggcase Hunt from The Shark Trust
  • Display boards and information
  • Shark and skate themed cratfs and games
  • A real live eggcase hunt at the beach below the Baoting Club!