Why Choose IWDG Consulting?
Ireland's Cetacean Specialists
The IWDG is widely recognised as the leading authority on cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoise) in Irish waters. Choose our specialist consulting team to bring unparalleled expertise, enthusiasm and experience to your next cetacean monitoring and assessment project.
What is IWDG Consulting?
Our best people,Ireland's best data,your best option
IWDG Consulting is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group. It was formally established in 2015 to consolidate and promote the group's extensive consulting expertise. It gives you convenient access to the best pool of cetacean researchers, data and resources in Ireland.
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What’s new with IWDG Consulting?
IWDG Consultants were onsite to implement the mitigation plan for the maintenance dredging campaign. For the duration of the project (6 weeks), two of our consultants were based on-board the source vessel as well as another being land based and implemented the NPWS “Guidance to Manage the Risk to Marine Mammals from Man Made Sound Sources in Irish […]
IWDG Consulting provided an experienced Marine Mammal Observer during dredging operations in the Shannon Estuary. The estuary is home to the only resident population of resident Bottlenose dolphins in Ireland and is a designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC). As such it is essential that the effects of any proposed works be mitigated against. Our consultant was onsite […]