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Volunteers needed for seal survey on IoM

A mother seal and pup. Photo: Alex May

A study of wild seals on the shores of the Isle of Man will be launched in September.

Manx Wildlife Trust are seeking volunteers to take part in a six-week course over the general pupping season to count seal abundance and record their distribution.

Volunteers will begin the course with six visits to the Calf Man, where the biggest pupulation of seals are. Credit: Alex May

Two weeks of data analysis will follow, with the course scheduled to begin in late September.

For more information about how to apply, visit the Manx Wildlife Trust website.