Month: April 2022

Join ‘The Big Plant’ on the Solway Coast

Join ‘The Big Plant’ on the Solway Coast Together – Solway Coast AONB, Cumbria Wildlife Trust and local communities – are creating pollinator havens, along the Solway Coast AONB, as part of the Get Cumbria Buzzing! project. Come and help plant some beautiful plants, that are great for pollinators, in these free drop-in events, on… Read more »

Progressing Scotland’s Leadership on Blue Carbon

Marine Scotland is progressing Scotland’s Leadership on Blue Carbon. The Scottish Government launched the Blue Carbon International Policy Challenge (BCIPC) on 21 April 2022, with awards of up to £10,000 available for five successful projects that will establish blueprints for domestic and international climate action to support the marine ecosystem. Applications are open until 19… Read more »

Coastal Conversations: Birdlife on the Solway Coast

Coastal Conversations: Birdlife on the Solway Coast webinar on Thursday 12 May at 6.30pm This free online session will take a look at some of the interesting and varied birdlife on both sides of the Solway Coast. The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Solway Firth Partnership are presenting a series of… Read more »

Sea Scotland Conference 2022

Sea Scotland Conference 2022 is open for registration. The Sea Scotland Conference will take place in-person and online based at The Studio, Glasgow, on 15th and 16th  June 2022. The theme for this year is “Scotland’s Place in the Global Ocean” through which we will explore how Scotland’s marine management compares to other maritime nations, and what we… Read more »

Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Re-Launches in England

Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Re-Launches in England. The Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS) has just relaunched to help support the long-term sustainability, resilience, and prosperity of the seafood sector across England. Following the initial success of the scheme, which first opened last year, at least £6 million in funding has been secured every year until… Read more »

Wales Coast Explorer

A new free app has been launched today! The Wales Coast Explorer App gives access to details from all the regions along the coast of Wales. Features include:  Coastal guidance for reducing disturbance to seals, seabirds, & cetaceans  Information on the plants and animals you might see whilst exploring the coastline  The ability to report a sighting… Read more »