Month: August 2019

Join the Solway Coast AONB Volunteers for Clay Dabbin

RSPB Campfield Marsh

Clay Dabbin Repairs – Limewash Application RSPB Campfield Reserve, Bowness on Solway Join the AONB Volunteers on Thursday 29 August to hopefully complete the outstanding maintenance on the Clay Dabbin at RSPB Campfield.  And apply limewash to the newly repaired exterior render. Hopefully the sun will shine and we can get  couple of coats on…. Read more »

Appointment of Regional Inshore Fisheries Group Chairs


Marine Scotland is seeking to appoint independent Chairs for the North & East Coast Regional Inshore Fisheries Group and West Coast Regional Inshore Fisheries Group. This is an exciting opportunity to support Marine Scotland to deliver more effective inshore fisheries management by getting involved in the work of the RIFGs. Further information about these appointments… Read more »

Fishermen in over 12m fleet urged to register now to be ready for EU exit

Scallop fishing boat

UK Fisheries Administrations (UKFAs) call on fishermen with vessels 12 metres and longer to register with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Access for UK boats to fish in EU, Norwegian or Faroese waters after the UK leaves the EU will be a matter for negotiation. Should access to fishing be agreed, fishermen in the over… Read more »

Countdown to Stranraer Oyster Festival 2019


The celebration of Scotland’s wild, native oysters is back for its third year and the programme is guaranteed to be bursting with fun, festivities and flavour!  Marking the start of the native oyster harvesting season, Stranraer Development Trust is bringing top chefs, inspiring speakers, amazing entertainers and some of the world’s leading oyster experts together… Read more »

Caerlaverock Evening Exploration


Join staff from Historic Environment Scotland, SNH and WWT on Friday 16 August from 7.30pm to 10.00pm for a special evening guided walk around the grounds of Caerlaverock Castle and the National Nature Reserve. You will look out for all sorts of nocturnal wildlife – come along for chance to look for moths, badgers and bats… Read more »