Hiking for Our Seas

Two dedicated marine enthusiasts, Aline and Paul are taking on the epic challenge of hiking 24 miles along the coastal path (in one day) to raise money for our vital marine conservation work.

Aline, Project Officer at the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) and Paul a Living Seas volunteer have already dedicated much of their time and efforts to saving our precious seas. But, they want to take their commitment to the next level hiking 24 miles from Aberystwyth to New Quay!

The Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre has been tirelessly working to protect the marine wildlife of Cardigan Bay for over 20 years. Based in the heart of New Quay, West Wales the centre has become the focus for marine research, education and awareness raising in the area. Using land and boat based surveys, photo-identification and acoustic studies we collect data on marine megafauna, focusing on bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoises and Atlantic grey seals in the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and the wider Irish Sea.

The CBMWC is home to a busy visitor centre and also provides marine educational activities for families, schools and groups. In 2015, the CBMWC became a part of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales Living Seas Wales project.

The project is dependant on the support and fundraising efforts of sea lovers like Aline and Paul. On Saturday 28th September the dedicated duo will set off from Aberystwyth seafront (where our Living Seas Volunteers conduct Dolphin Watch Surveys) and will tackle the various terrains the coastal path has to offer! The pair will finish the challenge in New Quay, home to our office, visitor centre and discovery room. Hopefully theyll spot some dolphins, seals or porpoise along with way!

We would really appreciate your support for this epic challenge and our Living Seas Wales project.

Help us protect our seas, visit our justgiving page and donate today.