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Otter Watching Days

Our Current Event

30/05/2018
IOSF World Otter Day
Wednesday 30 May 2018

Join us and many others around the world in raising awareness about otters:
- their importance in our environment,
- the threats they face (illegal wildlife trade - pets and fur; roads; pollution;
- conflict with fishermen),
- conservation.
Find out more here

See our world map showing the different countries where things are happening.
28/05/2018
Otter MAYhem at Exploris Aquarium
Monday 28th May 2018
The Rope Walk
Castle Street, Portaferry BT22 1NZ
10am – 5pm
(last admissions 4pm)

You’d be Otter-ly mad to miss this event!
Combing Spring Bank Holiday and World Otter Day, Exploris are hosting an Otter MAYhem event. Take part in animal talks and feeding demos as well as some otter madness crafts and lots more entrainment for all the family.
028 4272 8062
bookings@explorisni.com
www.explorisni.com
25/05/2018
Friday 25th May 2018
at
Powis Community Centre, Aberdeen
Andy Coventry is giving an illustrated talk "The Urban Otter" to celebrate World Otter Day.
20/05/2018
The Otter Wey, Farnham, Surrey

Join this Activity Day on the Wey River, along with Surrey Wild Life, as part of the Otter Wey project.

A great day for families to enjoy some simple activities and discover more about the river.
http://www.farnhambusinessconnections.com/the-otter-wey
05/05/2018
Skipton Waterway Festival
2018 – The year for Celebration.
Saturday 5th May – Monday 7th May 2018 FREE Family event

Each year there is a different theme for the Festival, and this year the theme is “Celebration” – which is very fitting for the IOSF 25th Year Anniversary. Liz Smailes & her husband Ben Hopkins of Blue Otter Boats are taking the theme of, you guessed it, OTTERS!

If you are in the Skipton area, go along and see the boats decked out in all their finery.
29/04/2018
Sunday 29 April 2018
Joanne Topalian is running for otters.

She takes part in the Sterling Scottish Half Marathon, so please suppport her fundraising page HERE
Thank you Joanne.
28/02/2018
IOSF's Dr Paul Yoxon will be giving a talk on "Otter Ecology and Conservation" in conjunction with the Cumbria Wildlife Trust

at Cornerstone Community Church, Joss Lane, Sedbergh, LA10 5AB

at 7.30pm

Suggested donation £2 per adult
11/02/2018
Egyptian Theatre, Charleston, Oregon

2pm

Talk by South Slough Reserve Lead Scientist Angela Doroff on sea otters followed by a film about a river otter, “Ring of Brightwater,”
03/02/2018
Otter Watch
7.30-9.30am
Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania.
Bring binoculars for a driving tour to otter hot spots along the National Wild & Scenic River.
Email cookforestsp@pa.gov or call 814-744-8407.
25/01/2018
7.30pm at The Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury.
TALK on return of otters to Somerset
by Gill Brown, founder of Yatton and Congresbury Wildlife Action Group’s (YACWAG) otter group
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