Month: October 2020

MCS Looking for Young Ocean Optimist for Brand New Award

Marine Conservation Society have now launched the Young Ocean Optimist of the Year Award to recognise the achievements of young people who have worked tirelessly to protect, recover and celebrate our ocean. Nominate any inspiring young person who might use their spare time to clean their local beach, raise awareness of threats to marine life,… Read more »

Solway Firth Partnership AGM – Join Us!

Solway Firth Partnership will be holding our AGM at 10.30am on Friday 6 November. This will be an AGM with a difference due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Pre-recorded staff updates will be available online so you can watch them during the week before the AGM at a convenient time to you. We will hold the… Read more »

Next steps on Future Fisheries Management in Scotland

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing provides an update on Future Fisheries Management, following the publication of the outcome of the discussion paper. Fishing matters hugely to Scotland – economically, culturally and socially. Fishing, fish and seafood farming generate huge economic value, especially in coastal communities. In 2019, the value of fish and seafood landed in… Read more »

Scottish Sea Fisheries National Discussion Paper Outcome Report and Policy Intent Paper Published

Scallop fishing boat

The Scottish Sea Fisheries National Discussion Paper Outcome Report and Policy Intent Paper have now been published by Marine Scotland. Last year, extensive engagement was held with a wide range of stakeholders to discuss key principles and matters which would inform the development of a Future Fisheries Management Strategy. Marine Scotland received 120 written responses… Read more »