The Yorkshire Seal Group are designing and placing signs that protect seals and educate the public on how to avoid disturbance, these resources are vital to reducing negative encounters.
The Yorkshire Seal Group are often attending seal welfare callouts requiring oral rehydration. This gift will enable us to buy enough seal saving electrolytes to last us a month.
The Yorkshire Seal Group are currently crowdfunding to develop a Yorkshire Seal Spotter App to assist the public in reporting and submitting seal sightings data.
Our volunteers travel throughout the county to assess the population and health of our seals. This gift will support a team member for a day to access a site to record vital data and engage with coastal visitors.
Our seal welfare assessments often require us to mark seals. Marking enables us to monitor their progress upon release to ensure their welfare needs are met.
Our volunteers are out in all weathers documenting seal numbers, their health and engaging with the public. This gift helps us to equip our team sufficiently.
Our volunteers need reliable optics to monitor seal populations, carry out welfare checks and, to enable them to read seal tags from a distance.