Cumbira Lancashire

AMY PENNINGTON – Stick at it

Job Title | Fylde Sand Dunes Project Officer

Employer | Lancashire Wildlife Trust

 Key Tasks…

My main tasks involve being responsible for public engagement and education. This could include taking groups of school children onto the Fylde coast, educating people on the sand dune project and engaging with members of the public through presentations.

Breakdown of Amy’s Educational Route…

Blackpool and the Fylde College (Underwritten by Lancaster University)

  • BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management


Cardinal Newman College, Preston

  • AS Level Geography
  • A Level Chemistry
  • A Level Biology
  • A Level Environmental Science

Other Outstanding Achievements…

  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Training
  • Marine Life ID Course
  • Coastal Bird Workshop
  • Seal Course
  • Outdoor First Aid Course/Emergency First Responder
  • HUET safety diver training course (sea survival)
  • PADI Divemaster


Amy’s Advice…

Take your passion and turn it into your career by volunteering for lots of different organisations and fundamentally stick at it.


This was Amy’s Story

Visit our Case Studies page for more CLNCO stories.