Become a Mini Marine Biologist This Summer!

The summer is upon us and we’re ready for the holidays! A great chance to relax, have fun and the perfect time to learn all about our oceans. We’re really excited to be running our mini marine biologist workshops over the summer! Come and get involved with some hands on

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THE LOBSTERS NEED YOUR HELP!!

The National Lobster Hatchery are appealing for anyone who might be able to take tiny harmless samples of lobsters caught anywhere around Spain, Portugal or SW France. In recent years, the Hatchery has collaborated with two PhD researchers, Charlie Ellis and Tom Jenkins at the University of Exeter, to try

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National Lobster Hatchery Successfully Completes Major 3 Year Collaborative Project Showing Great Potential For Innovative Sea-Based Rearing Solutions For Lobsters.

The Lobster Grower 2 (LG2) project (Funded by Innovate UK, BBSRC and the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers) led by the National Lobster Hatchery’s (NLH) research team, has come to an end after 3 years. This pioneering project assessed the potential for rearing lobsters in innovative sea-based systems which require no

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National Lobster Hatchery staff honoured with invitation to Buckingham Palace

General Manager, Dominic Boothroyd and Business Development Officer, Clare Stanley proudly represented the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) at a recent reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate 60 years of grant-making by the Garfield Weston Foundation. The Weston family has generously donated more than £1 billion to causes large and small

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Padstow’s pioneering National Lobster Hatchery scoops national aquaculture award

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) has been crowned the winner of the Stewardship & Sustainability Award at the inaugural 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards. Aquaculture involves the cultivating of fish, crustaceans or molluscs under controlled conditions. The 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards celebrated the achievements of a sector that is

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Padstow’s pioneering National Lobster Hatchery nominated for three aquaculture awards

Innovative conservation, research and education charity, the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has reached the shortlist in three categories of the 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards. Aquaculture involves the cultivating of fish, crustaceans or molluscs under controlled conditions. The inaugural 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards celebrate the achievements

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Padstow’s award-winning National Lobster Hatchery welcomes additional expertise to its Board of Trustees

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) has welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees to assist with the development of its future strategy: Rob Clifford-Wing, Ed Coode and Lord St Levan. Born, raised and educated in Cornwall, and passionate about the Cornish fishing industry, Mr Clifford-Wing established Wing of

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National Lobster Hatchery research project earns recognition through the Cornwall Sustainability Awards

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has won the Cornwall Sustainability Award for Best Contribution Towards Creating a Sustainable Food Economy from Nature to Plate for its innovative research project, Lobster Grower 2. The NLH operates a stock enhancement programme that encourages

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Halloween pumpkin competition

POST A PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR OCEAN THEMED CARVED OR PAINTED PUMPKINS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO WIN: A YEARS FREE ADMISSION FOR A FAMILY TO OUR VISITOR CENTRE, PLUS A GORGEOUS CUDDLY LOBSTER The winner will be announced on the 1st of November 2017

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Hatching News May 2017

Photo credit Johnny Fenn In this issue of the hatchery newsletter: • At Sea with Finisterre • A tribute to Ian Kennaway • Secrets of the Sea 5. The state of lobster stocks and management • Visitor Centre Developments • Lobster Visitor • Lobsters to Life Project • Education Diary

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