Month: October 2018

Chinese Mitten Crab Alert

Be on the look out for invasive Chinese mitten crabs in the Solway! In response to the records of the Chinese mitten crab in the Walney Channel in May of 2018, the NWIFCA have designed an informative leaflet on the risk that they pose, how to identify them, and what to do if one is… Read more »

WWT Caerlaverock Wild Goose Weekend

Visit WWT Caerlaverock on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October for the Wild Goose Weekend. Thousands of wild barnacle geese will be arriving after their long migration from Svalbard. Pink footed geese will have travelled from Iceland and other geese such as greylag geese, brent geese and Greenland white fronted geese will be flocking to… Read more »

Volunteering Opportunities with the Solway Coast AONB

Why not join a volunteering event in the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)? Volunteering with the AONB is a great way to contribute to looking after this very special place we love but we also hope it is an opportunity to see old, and meet new, friends whilst learning more about the… Read more »

Scottish Inshore Fisheries Conference – it’s not too late to book on.

The 2018 Scottish Inshore Fisheries Conference takes place in Inverness on Friday 5 October. Leaving the EU presents the Scottish Government with an opportunity to develop a new model of fisheries management for Scottish waters. This is a long-term commitment, and one which will rely on the involvement and collaboration of all stakeholders. The fifth… Read more »

Notice to Boat Users!

Have you seen this invasive non-native species in the Solway?

SFP/AONB Joint Conference

Book onto our conference on the 2nd November in Carlisle,┬áhere If you cannot use eventrbite, email info@solwayfirthpartnership.co.uk or call 01387 702161 to book your place. Solway Firth Partnership & Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty warmly invite you to our joint conference 2018… Doug Allan, wildlife & documentary cameraman and author will deliver the… Read more »