Do you know your dolphin from your minke whale?
28 June 2012
A leading conservation organisation is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in vital dolphin and whale survey work off the Scottish coast.
WWF Scotland has joined forces with People’s Postcode Lottery to give one lucky winner, and three of their friends, the chance to go looking for dolphins, minke whales and basking sharks. Entry is free. For your chance to win, go to www.winwithwwf.org
The exclusive dolphin-spotting prize includes:
+ A full day trip for you and three friends, surveying with the crew of
+ the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust’s research boat, Silurian
+ All meals onboard the boat, including snacks
+ Overnight accommodation onboard Silurian (on the evening of the trip)
+ Training in scientific survey techniques
+ £300 towards travel to and from Tobermory, where Silurian berths, and
+ any other additional accommodation needs
+ A thrilling chance to see dolphins and whales in the wild!
Dr Richard Dixon, Director of WWF Scotland said:
“This is a fantastic opportunity to not only see first hand these animals in their natural habitat, but to help out with the important survey work carried out by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust. We’re delighted to support their ongoing work and to be able to offer this amazing prize.
“Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised thousands of pounds to support WWF’s crucial work in Scotland, helping to protect the precious marine life around our shores. Many thanks to every one of the players for their continuing support.”
Notes to Editors
 How to enter dolphin spotting competition http://www.winwithwwf.org
 Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust