Mar 31, 2016

MMO developing Marine Plan for North West

The Marine Management Organisation is starting the next phase of marine plans, developing a plan for the North West.


Marine plans guide what happens in the marine area, making sure activities take place at the right time and in the right place, enabling sustainable growth.


The MMO are holding a series of marine planning events taking place during the week of Monday 11 April.


The events are an introduction to marine planning, for stakeholders to meet their local marine planner and to find out more about what marine planning involves, and how to get involved. The MMO will also be demonstrating their Marine Information System and the evidence base where stakeholders can view some of the evidence they have already gathered for the area. 


A local event will be held in Carlisle:-  


Area: Carlisle
Date: Tuesday 19 April 2016 
Time: 9am to 12pm - please note these are open sessions 
Location: Carlisle Business Interaction Centre (CBIC) Teaching room, 4-5 Paternoster Row, Carlisle CA3 8TT


To book onto the event click here

This will be an open sessions, including a number of scheduled presentations on marine planning.  


As part of the events the public will also be able to find out more about the consultations on the Statement of Public Participation and the Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report. The Statement of Participation includes details on how and when and to whom the MMO will engage with through the marine planning process. The Sustainability Appraisal assesses the social, economic and environmental impacts of a marine plan.


For more information about the plans read here

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