Whale Track: Learning from your Sightings

Natural History Live by Pippa Garrard from Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

We have teamed up with the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, to learn just how important your sightings really are and discover how you can help to track the movements of whales and dolphins and uncover some mysteries along the way.

Can’t wait for the talk? Learn more on the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust Website

The FSC is now delivering a series of  Natural History Live events. These events are free online natural history talks, comprising of a 30-40 minute talk from a guest speaker, followed by a question and answer session. We host them on Zoom and we will send out joining instructions on the day of the event. Sign up to the FSC Biodiversity newsletter to find out about our other online learning opportunities and receive exclusive discounts.

Tutor: Pippa Garrard

Pippa Garrard is the Education Manager for the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust. She is responsible for the charity’s involvement with schools and Universities, as well as running teen research expeditions and adult training courses.


These Natural History Live webinars are made available to all at no cost. If you would like to contribute to the FSC Biodiversity projects, you can do so by selecting the option to attend at a cost of £5. All donated fees go contribute financially to FSC Biodiversity project work to provide adult learning opportunities for a range of audiences.

Attendee (Online) - select if you would like to attend at a cost of £5 (all donated fees go towards supporting the FSC Biodiversity project activities)

Attendee Discounted (Online) - select if you would like to attend at no cost

Example Timetable

The usual format of Natural History Live virtual events is:

  • 5 minute intro by the FSC EcoSkills project team
  • 30-40 minute talk presented by guest speaker
  • 15-25 minute speaker Q&A session hosted by the FSC EcoSkills project team

What's Included

  • Expert Tuition

Before You Attend

Please note that after booking on to the event:

  • You will need to download the Zoom software before we start. This is free and you can do so here: https://zoom.us/
  • You can sign into the Zoom test meeting any time before to test if everything is working for you here: https://zoom.us/test