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Natural World

Shark Egg Case Hunt!

Friday 9 - Sunday 11 July

Suitability: 6 Yrs +

Free

We need all coast lovers to help us search the shoreline for shark and skate egg cases! Our team of marine biologists will show you what to look for, where to look, and help you to identify what species of shark laid the egg cases you've found. 

Collecting this information helps us to understand the different kinds of sharks and skates in our seas. It can also indicate potential spawning areas and nursery grounds for the young shark pups. Helping us to search for egg cases is an easy and fun way to get involved in local shark conservation, without even getting wet!

White Rocks Beach, Portrush: Friday 9 July, 12pm – 2pm

Castlerock Beach: Saturday 10 July, 12pm – 2pm

Portabllintrae Beach: Sunday 11 July, 1pm – 3pm

COVID-19 POLICY FOR IN PERSON EVENTS

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic we have a few important requests for you, to ensure that the event is safe for everyone attending or facilitating.

If you or anyone in your household are suffering from a temperature, a persistent cough, or a loss of taste or smell - DO NOT ATTEND (unless you have prior permission from us after providing a negative COVID-19 test result). It is your responsibility to let the organiser know that you no longer attend the event so that a refund can be facilitated and the space made available for another.

Please arrive at the stipulated meeting point 15minutes before the event begins. It is a small group, but please be patient and maintain a 2 metre distance from other people/groups when you arrive. 

When you arrive onsite, please:

- Use the hand sanitiser provided by the instructor or guide,

- Provide the Festival representative with a name and phone number.

- If inside at any point please wear a mask AT ALL TIMES.

We look forward to seeing you there.


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Venue

Various Venues Across Northern Ireland

Partners

Ulster Wildlife Trust