Learn about key marine wildlife on board ferry

A MARINE wildlife enthusiast has teamed up with whale and dolphin charity Orca to help others learn about marine conservation.

Wednesday, 6th April 2016, 6:10 am

Lucy McLeod, 29, of Portsmouth, is the wildlife officer on board Brittany Ferries’ Cap Finistère and will be helping passengers to spot cetaceans – whales, dolphins and porpoises – when sailing between Portsmouth and Santander and Bilbao.

She will also be instructing trainees as part of the new four-week residential marine wildlife guide experience courses.

She said: ‘Last year I was lucky enough to undertake a four-week marine 
wildlife guide experience with Orca on board the Cap Finistère.

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‘I am really looking forward to meeting the new trainee wildlife officers and helping them develop their skills whilst on board.

‘I’m also looking forward to seeing my favourite cetacean species – pilot whales.’

For more information and to apply for the course, visit orcaweb.org.uk/get-involved/wildlife-guide-experience.