Awareness

 ‘In the end,

We will conserve only what we love ,

 we will love only what we understand,

and we will understand only what we are taught’   Baba Dioum

Increasing awareness and appreciation of the marine environment is one of the main methods of conserving such a vulnerable and valuable environment. LH Marine raises awareness and appreciation of the marine environment with innovative and fun approaches spreading enthusiasm and interest through engaging presentations, signage and interactive workshops.

LH Marine offers:

Rockyshore Rambles

Ever wandered the beach and wondered what you were looking at? Then this is for you! Discover Irelands rocky shore and coastline and what lives there. Find out the names of the inhabitants of the beach and how they survive one of the harshest environments.

Marine Creature Feature – Perfect for a rainy day!

Marine biologist will bring the animals of the rocky shore to you!

Discover marine animals in a touch tank and learn fascinating facts about them and the marine environment.

Look out for the Marine Creature Feature at festivals and at Blue Flag beaches over the summer. Also available for children’s parties.

Discover Snorkelling

Discover snorkelling and the rich underwater world. This is an introduction to snorkelling followed by a guided fun snorkel in local sheltered waters.

Be a marine scientist

Marine activity workshop for children. This is an introduction to the rocky shore, biodiversity, fish species, microscope, water cycle, with lots of fun & interaction with marine life in the Marine Creature Feature tank.

 Adults Introduction to the Marine Environment 2 day workshop

One day in the class learning about the marine environment and marine issues also with an interactive tank and animals found on the beach.

One day on the beach discovering the beach environment and its inhabitants.

 Environmental writing

If you need a sign or brochure written for your local environment or project LH Marine has experience in researching a number of topics from aquarium animals to local heritage and wildlife signage and brochures.

Some previous awareness projects LH Marine has initiated and worked on:

  • Aquarium signage for the Master Redevelopment of Ocean Park Aquarium, Aberdeen Hong Kong
  • Marine Creature Feature workshops – Blue Flag beaches, Kerry County Council
  • Marine Creature Feature workshops – Waterville Children's Festival & Portmagee Sea Shanty Festival
  • Explore the Seashore walk and talk lectures – Blue Flag beaches, Kerry County Council
  • Explore the Seashore and marine awareness workshops - Cahersiveen Family Resource Centre
  • Inny Strand Wildlife and Heritage Signage- An Taisce Coastcare & Kerry County Council
  • Wildlife and Heritage signage for Waterville promenade - Waterville Tidy Towns
  • Waterville Heritage & Nature Trail brochure
  • Green Flag Water Conservation awareness – St Finians National School, Waterville, Co. Kerry
  • Ningaloo marine life presentations – Coral Bay Ecotours, Western Australia

For enquiries or to book a workshop contact Lucy on info@lhmarine.ie or call +353877850929