Developed and led by leading seal conservation experts at the Seal Research Trust, this practical online course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to start recording and surveying seals to become an effective seal ambassador.

Through the demonstration of techniques and discussion of best practices, participants will have a solid foundation to collect the necessary data to collate the biological records required to inform conservation practices in the UK. Get involved in the protection of one of the nation’s favourite marine mammals by attending this course!


Tutor: Sue Sayer

Sue is an internationally renowned researcher and author. For over 20 years, she has spent thousands of hours observing seals in the wild from land and at sea in Cornwall. To Sue, there is no such thing as an average seal. Each one looks different, has an individual personality, range of habits and migration route around the Celtic Sea! In 2000, Sue founded the Seal Research Trust in Cornwall.

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