By Headscape 10th June 2019

Paula Lightfoot is passionate about recording marine wildlife and habitats, from rockpools to shipwrecks. Paula is a tutor and regional coordinator for the national recording scheme Seasearch in north east England and is currently undertaking PhD research at Newcastle University in predictive seabed habitat mapping. As a Trustee of the National Forum for Biological Recording and former employee of the National Biodiversity Network Trust, Paula has a keen interest in increasing the use of high quality biodiversity data to inform environmental decision-making. Paula completed the UCert in Biological Recording in 2008.