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Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation

Contact Person: Dr. Simon Berrow
Position: Project Manager
Address: Merchanats Quay, Kilrush
Telephone No: 065 - 9052326
Description: The Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation (SDWF) was established in March 2000 to formulate and implement a plan for the development of sustainable dolphin watching in the Shannon Region. The Foundations objectives included:
1/ to maintain the dolphin population in a favourable conservation status,
2/ to raise public awareness of dolphins and the marine environment,
3/ to increase volume and value of dolphin-watching visitors,
4/ to integrate dolphin-watching with eco-tourism activities in the region.
In October 2003 the SDWF were granted charitable status (CHY 15127) to " develop and provide educational awareness and conservation of the Shannon dolphins and other wildlife in the region".
Meeting dates and Venue: Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, Merchants Quay, Kilrush
Information Updated: January, 2011.

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