National Marine Week is the time to celebrate UK seas! Spend happy afternoons exploring rockpools, be dazzled out snorkelling by a chance encounter with a ballen wrasse or simply be amazed by the sight of mullet from the end of a pier.
All around our coasts, The Wildlife Trusts' staff and volunteers will be sharing their knowledge, showcasing our marine environment and enthusing about the awe-inspiring homes and feeding grounds it offers to countless species of creature.
So, whether you want to find out more about minke whales or molluscs, velvet swimming crabs or strawberry anemones, breadcumb sponges or butterfish, and seals or sea birds, take a look at events where you can enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the sea and learn more about its riches:
Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 10:30am - 3:00pm
Sussex Wildlife TrustSeven Sisters Country Park: Wild Woodies are venturing further and going to the beach. Down in the rockpools lurk strange creatures waiting to be discovered.
Friday, 8 August 2014 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sussex Wildlife TrustSeven Sisters Country Park: Have you ever been rock pooling and wondered what you have found? Come and join us for a rock pooling session beneath the spectacular Seven Sisters and learn about some of the creatures you can find left behind in the...