British actor Henry Cavill is the ambassador for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Royal Marines Charity. He participates in events and campaigns to publicize and raise funds for these projects. To learn more about these serious institutions, their projects, and how to collaborate with these causes, follow our Charity Updates.
The Durrell Academy highlighted on its website this week about the launch of the “Avian Egg Incubation” workshop to be held in Jersey from November 5th thru 9th
“The workshop is aimed at curators, keepers, veterinarians, serious private breeders and field biologists involved in managing breeding birds, both in captivity and in the wild. Whether new to egg incubation or experienced with managing eggs, participants gain a broad range of skills necessary to ensure optimal hatchability both in the incubator and in the nest.”
If you are interested in signing up for the workshops visit Durrell’s website.
Also on the Durrell Academy page, the opening for the DESMAN course of 2019 are listed. This courses for conservationists is reaping positive impacts on many projects around the world.
To learn more about these courses visit Durrell’s website.
The Durrells Season #3 is now showing on ITV Channel. Episode 3 aired last Sunday, it continued to tell the story of the founder Gerald Durrell.
Durrell Willife Conservation’s ambassador Milo Parker, (who plays Gerald), is being featured throughout the series.
To learn more about the life and legacy of Gerald Durrell visit Durrell’s website.
And to close the week, we have the highlight of the appointment of Durrell’s chief executive, Dr. Lesley Dickie, for the Jersey IOD 2018 Director Award.
This award celebrates strong leadership and recognizes excellence throughout the business community and the public sector.
The list of nominees consists of top leaders in all private, public and voluntary sectors throughout Jersey.
The winners will be announced on Friday, April 27th.
The Royal Marines, began the week wishing a Happy Easter to all.
Another highlight from the Royal Marines’ was the announcement of a Ten-day event being held next month to celebrate the centenary of the ‘first commando raid’: the attack on Zeebrugge.
The centenary events will begin with two Victoria Cross winners who will be honored in their hometowns: Capt Alfred Carpenter in Richmond, Royal Marine Capt Edward Bamford in Haringey on April 16 and 17.
To learn more check out Royal Navy’s website.
The Commando Beach Assault also happened this month. The event focused prominently on the REORG Functional Fitness Foundation, which collects funds for RMC, working to help rehab for Marines and Veterans through physical activities such as boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
CrossFit competitions will take place at Commando Beach at Orcombe Point in Exmouth, Devon. To learn more, visit the Event Brite website.
Information about this years Commando Challenge can be found on the Commando Challenge Facebook page.
This event takes place yearly in October. This event raises funds for the Royal Marines Charity and the Devon Air Ambulance Trust. The RM published a video to show a little about the challenge, with a reminder that this years event entries with a promotional price are running out
If you are thinking about signing up for the 5k and 10k obstacle courses, be sure to check here for more information www.commandochallenge.co.uk/
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