The Sea Trust is currently running three main projects: the People’s Porpoise photo-ID project, where images of individual porpoise are used to study their population and ecology; Ocean Guardians which aims to reduce single use plastic in the local community; and Ffoto Fins & Flippers which trains volunteers to become citizen scientists and record marine wildlife around the Pembrokeshire coast.
You can explore these in more depth below.
MethodsThe People’s porpoise Project is phase 2 of the porpoise photo ID project and is funded by the National Lottery, Heritage Lottery Fund from 1st April 2018- 31st March 2019. The project ran alongside the porpoise photo ID project and had three elements; a photo ID project; a sightings database focusing on the harbour… Continue reading People’s Porpoise Project
Coleg y Môr is a two year project funded through Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Sustainable Development Fund (SDF). The first year of the Coleg y Môr pilot project successfully developed a marine conservation educational resource in the uniquely situated Ocean Lab building in Goodwick. A portion of the grant was to upgrade our existing marine… Continue reading Coleg y Môr
Sea Trust are delighted to receive a Volunteering Wales Grant (April 2019) for our exciting new project Ffoto Fins & Flippers. Ffoto Fins & Flippers involves training new volunteers as citizen scientists to record marine wildlife around the coast including seals, dolphins, porpoise, whales and anything else with a fin or a flipper. Project Manager… Continue reading Ffoto Fins & Flippers
Sea Trust is delighted to be awarded funding by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) for our Ocean Guardians project. This project involves working with fishers to tackle the issue of plastic waste in our local seas. Sea Trust was awarded £20,000 and is working with local group Ocean Guardians Fishguard & Goodwick. The funding will employ… Continue reading Ocean Guardians