- February Seabird Holiday Club
Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, announces the Holiday Club for the February school break is back by popular demand.
Open to school pupils from Primary 1 to 7, the Seabird Holiday Club will run from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February. The activity timetable has been compiled by Education Officer, Andrew Grieveson, featuring a range of outdoor activities including rockpooling, outdoor survival skills and sandcastle building as well as indoor workshops with scientific experiments as well as arts and crafts.
Andrew Grieveson said: “Our Holiday Clubs always book up fast as it’s a brilliant mix of indoor...
- Shortlist unveiled for Seabird Volunteers’ Nature Photography Awards
Sunset scenes, stunning gardens and wildlife wonders all feature in the shortlist for the Scottish Seabird Centre’s Volunteer-run Nature Photography Awards. In its inaugural year, the relaunched competition was open to amateur photographers who are members, staff or volunteers of the Scottish Seabird Centre.
Judged by Ian Goodall, of North Berwick Photographic Society, the shortlisted images are now on display in the Discovery Centre, with a range of photos in the following categories: Wildlife; Landscape – British; Landscape – Overseas; Environment. The images are open to public vote until 20 January, with a whole host of fantastic prizes up for grabs...
- Scottish Seabird Centre Announces New Trustees
Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, announces the appointment of two new trustees, who will take up their post with immediate effect.
Joining the Board are Dr Bill Sanderson and Chris Arnold. These appointments come at an important time for the Centre, as it aims to create a national marine centre for Scotland (a working title). It also comes at a crucial time for marine wildlife which is increasingly under threat. A new Centre would inform and inspire people about Scotland’s amazing marine wildlife and highlight the need to look after it for future generations. It would...
- Law Primary helps create film for Scottish Seabird Centre
Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, collaborated with Law Primary School on a very special filming project.
To give schools a feel for what they can experience during an education visit to the Seabird Centre, a P1 class worked with award-winning photographer, Barrie Williams, to create a video of a ‘typical’ school trip.
The video demonstrates that, even despite the Scottish weather, schools are encouraged to engage with the stunning North Berwick coastline in a safe, respectful and sustainable way. It highlights that there are a range of workshops linked to the Curriculum for Excellence and that Education Officer, Andrew,...