Charlie arrived at Hillswick seven months ago from North Nesting where he was abandoned by his mother. We later heard that she’d had three cubs,...
Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release
As Shetland’s only wildlife sanctuary, we have been caring for sick, injured and abandoned seals and otters for the past 30 years, successfully rehabilitating and releasing hundreds of creatures back into the wild.
We also help coordinate the rescue of stranded whales, dolphins and porpoises around Shetland’s 1,700 mile long coastline.
We rely on donations to continue our work…your support is greatly appreciated.
The Heart of our Work
Caring for Shetland’s marine environment and all the creatures that depend upon it lies at the heart of all our work.
Connect to Nature
We believe the best way to achieve this is to deepen people’s connection to nature by setting an example and through education