Talk

Whales and Dolphins in Lyme Bay

Tuesday 3 August 2021

Join us for a special talk event about local sea life. Tom Brereton is well known sight in West Bay observing bird migration. He is steeped in knowledge of the wild life of the area and a breadth of experience in ecology and conservation. Learn how we can help the coastal ecology of Lyme Bay.

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Bar opens 6:00 P.M.
Starts 7:00 P.M.
Advance £7.00
Under 21s £5.00

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Join us for a special talk event about local sea life. Tom Brereton is well known sight in West Bay observing bird migration. He is steeped in knowledge of the wild life of the area and a breadth of experience in ecology and conservation. Learn how we can help the coastal ecology of Lyme Bay.

After the talk he will be joined by the panel of marine ecologists and the evening ends with questions from the audience.

About Tom Brereton


Tom has had a lifelong passion for all forms of natural history, and a varied career in wildlife research and nature conservation spanning over 25 years. After graduating in Environmental Science, Tom spent several years working for the RSPB on a number of survey and research projects. Following an MSc in Conservation at UCL he worked as an independent ecological consultant specialising in botanical surveys. Tom returned to academia in 1993, to complete a PhD on the ecology and conservation of the Grizzled Skipper butterfly. He then worked for Butterfly Conservation, latterly as an Associate Director in Monitoring and Research, Tom is a Visiting Researcher at Exeter University and active in local botanical, insect and bird surveys and leading dolphin and other ecotourism trips. He pursues his interest in seabirds and cetaceans as the Director of MARINElife), a charity that is dedicated to the conservation of marine wildlife through research and educational activities, including a special focus on Lyme Bay since 2006.

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