Event Details

Crab Watch: search for & record crabs on the seashore

Wednesday 17 April 2019 11:00 - 13:00

How much do you know about these crazy crustaceans? Come to the Wild Seas Centre to learn more about crabs, the different species that can be found and how to record them. Then join us for a seashore expedition to search for crabs and carry out a Crab Watch survey. Crab Watch is a citizen science initiative to learn about the changing distribution of native and non-native crabs. All data collected during this survey will contribute to the project. Once you have participated in this session why not download the app and have a go at surveying your local shore? For more information see: http://www.mba.ac.uk/crabwatch/

Meet at the Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre, located by the slipway in Kimmeridge Bay. Postcode: BH20 5PE. Please be aware that access to Kimmeridge Bay is via a private road for which a toll of 5 per car is charged by Smedmore Estate (charges vary for other types of vehicle). Park in the main car park and follow the footpath to the east side of the bay. Costs for the event are 5 per adult and 2.50 per child. Not recommended for children under 8. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is weather dependent - phone the Wild Seas Centre on 01929 481044 if unsure. For health & safety reasons we cannot accept late-comers - please arrive on time. This event includes walking over wet, uneven and sometimes slippery rocks therefore sturdy shoes or wellingtons are essential.

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