Unfortunately the Marine Mission at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel planned in January, to celebrate World Wetlands Day, was cancelled due to COVID. However, we will be inviting school groups to join us for a morning or afternoon in June to learn all about our local marine environments and the diverse creatures that live there.
Our public event will be back for World Wetlands Day in 2023!
The Marine Mission is a two-day event which gives islanders the opportunity to learn about marine conservation, meet our team of marine scientists and experts who will be exploring how changes to the ocean affect both marine life and the planet, get involved in the interactive Butterfield Marine Watch Touch Tank and find out what other organisations are involved with marine conservation! One day is open to all members of the community, and the other will be reserved especially for Jersey’s younger generation. Further details will be shared closer to the date!
BUTTERFIELD COMPETITION 2022
The Butterfield design-a-tea towel competition is now closed and we are currently judging the winners and preparing the printing templates.
Thank you to all those schools who took part. Our Teams artist, Heather Barette is currently sifting through the designs that have reached the final judging stage.
The 2022 competition
The competition was run in partnership with Butterfield Bank Jersey and as part of our Marine Mission event. We invited year four and five pupils to enter our marine-themed Butterfield design-a-tea towel competition. Pupils created a tea towel design using the Butterfield template that celebrates Jersey’s wetlands, rock pools and the marine creatures found there, and demonstrates the importance these play in our island life. Here are some examples of the designs submitted.