Month: February 2020

Environmental Film, 2040, at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre

The film 2040 will show on Thursday 12 March at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre in Dumfries. This is an Australian documentary in which director Damon Gameau (‘That Sugar Film’) proposes ways to improve our planet and fix the climate crisis. Practical solutions to environmental concerns are addressed with the hope that the filmmaker’s… Read more »

New Exhibition at Ottersburn Gallery – Ode to the Sea

Ottersburn Gallery are launching their first event, Ode to the Sea, from 14 to 28 March by Emily Tough. In this exhibition she will explore the effects of climate change on our oceans. Emily takes up residence here from 26 Feb to create the work for her exhibition. Come visit! You can find more information… Read more »

Registration Open for Scottish Fishing Conference 2020: From Innovation to Action

With a persistent limelight on our sea fisheries and marine environment, the emergence of new technologies, climate impacts, and a growing understanding of the role fishers, scientists and communities play in fisheries management – we’re at a pivotal moment for Scottish seafood. Fishing Innovation Scotland believes that innovation is the key to releasing the untapped… Read more »

North West Coastal Forum urge sectors to engage in draft English NW Marine Plans Consultation

Draft North West Inshore and Offshore Marine Plans have been produced by the Marine Management Organisation in England. The North West Coastal Forum has produced a range of posters that provide more information to help you respond to the public consultation on the draft plans. Fishers can learn more – download Poster_Fishing If you sail… Read more »

Two vacancies available in fisheries management with NWIFCA

NWIFCA is lead regulator protecting the inshore marine environment and fisheries in NW England. NWIFCA District extends from the Welsh border in the south to the Scottish border in the north and seawards out to 6 miles. Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Advisor (Based in Carnforth) Working in a Team of 4 under the direction of the… Read more »