Month: September 2020

NatureScot is recruiting Manager to Deliver New Grant Fund

Nature Scot is recruiting a manager post to deliver the Scottish Marine Environmental Enhancement Fund (SMEEF). Given the climate emergency, biodiversity crisis and aspirations for a Green Recovery from the Covid19 pandemic, the public profile of environmental issues has never been higher. The SMEEF is an exciting new initiative being developed to support delivery of… Read more »

Join the SWEPT Project Shared Learning Event

Join the SWEPT Project Shared Learning Event on zoom on Monday 28 September at 10.00am. Surveying the Waterway Environment for Pollution Threats (SWEPT) was a citizen scientist project grant funded by NRW that recruited, organised, and trained volunteers to collect environmental data within the Milford Haven Waterway in Pembrokeshire. Monthly surveys between November 2018 and… Read more »

Orkney Island’s Delegated Regional Marine Planning Powers

Orkney is officially delegated the powers to create a regional marine plan in a Scottish Ministerial Direction released today! The Delegation of Functions (Regional Marine Plan for the Scottish Marine Region for the Orkney Islands) Direction 2020 officially delegated these powers to the Orkney Islands Council. This means the Orkney Islands is the third Scottish… Read more »

Scottish Seafood Sector Kept up to date by Marine Scotland

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end on the 31st of December 2020. From that point forward, businesses trading with EU Member States, EFTA countries and several other countries will do so on a ‘3rd country’ basis, which will have documentation and certification implications that we… Read more »

Kirkcudbright Bay Views Booklet Now Available

The Kirkcudbright Bay Views Project has now produced a new walks booklet. The Kirkcudbright Bay Views Project, supported by Galloway Glens Partnership Landscape Scheme, aims to enhance connections between people and place by improving paths and gathering local heritage knowledge to develop informed access to Kirkcudbright Bay. The project has now produced a new walks… Read more »

Vacancy for Marine Policy and Engagement Officer

There is a vacancy for a Marine Policy and Engagement Officer with Scottish Environment LINK. Scottish Environment LINK are seeking a Marine Policy and Engagement Officer to work with LINK Marine Group’s Save Scottish Seas’ project, forming part of the wider LINK staff team. This is an exciting role for someone with knowledge of coastal… Read more »