Sorsha is passionate about animal welfare and protecting our natural heritage. After many years veterinary nursing she returned to study Outdoor Education at GMIT Castlebar and continued on to Field Ecology in UCC. She enjoys surfing and hiking and cetacean watching. Sorsha is involved with the Mayo Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, The Irish Basking Shark Project and Seal Rescue Ireland, reporting sightings and strandings for their important citizen science records. Sorsha has been a Leave No Trace Trainer since 2014.