Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow. This unique marine conservation charity works to improve the sustainability of the European Lobster, a valuable commercial species which

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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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Half-term fishy fun: Your chance to name a colossal crustacean at Padstow’s award-winning, all-weather attraction, the National Lobster Hatchery

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has welcomed a captivating creature from the deep – a colossal crustacean – to its Visitor Centre for tourists and local residents to meet and marvel at during next week’s half-term. Caught by local fisherman, John

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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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Education Blog December 2016

The Lobster Hatchery team are gearing up for Christmas with full tinsel-tastic enthusiasm! Production in the hatchery slows down at this time of year due to cooler water temperatures slowing the development of lobster’s eggs in the wild. This results in fewer berried hens (females carrying eggs) being brought in

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Education Blog November 2016

It has been a spectacularly warm and sunny autumn so far in Padstow, and team lobster have been enjoying the view of the golden banks of the camel from our windows while welcoming groups for educational visits. We welcomed a lovely group of year 4 students from Constantine Primary School,

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Education Blog August 2016

The scorching summer days of August are a great time for events in Cornwall, and this year ‘team lobster’ are delighted to be made the beneficiary of the first ever Padstow Seafood and Beer festival! The sun shone and the drinks flowed as over 800 people flocked to Prideaux Place

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Padstow Seafood & Beer Festival 2016

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for 2016 Padstow Brewing Co. in association with Sperry Tents are organising a Seafood & Beer Festival in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery. Hosted at the beautiful Prideaux Place in Padstow, the event will showcase the best in local food, drink and live music. Bands

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BOOK LAUNCH for The Secret Tunnels of Padstow 26th April 2014

Pop in anytime between 10am and 5pm at The National Lobster Hatchery. Meet the author and illustrator, view the original illustrations, purchase your signed copy and gain free entry for one person into the Lobster Hatchery (for one day only). A perfect first chapter book for 5 to 8 year

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Rare orange lobster on show in Padstow

Jaffa may sound like an unusual name for a lobster, but that is what staff at Padstow’s National Lobster Hatchery have named their star attraction.  Jaffa isn’t the victim of a cheap fake tan, neither is she a pre-cooked display.  Jaffa is a one in ten million ‘colour morph’.  Most

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