An Introduction to Britain's Kelp Forests and how to protect them with Ailsa McLellan. 17th November 6.00pm - 7.15pm

Come and learn about the importance of seaweeds, with a focus on the Kelp forest habitat, the threats they face from proposed industrial scale exploitation and how we can help conserve them.


Ailsa McLellan is a marine scientist and campaigner who looks at the ways in which humans affect sea life. In 2018 she campaigned tirelessly to stop proposals for Kelp dredging in Scotland. She works with fishermen, fish/shellfish farmers, policy makers and marine conservation groups to highlight environmental issues in what is an increasingly fragile marine ecosystem. Ailsa is based near Ullapool in Northern Scotland.