Author: solwayfirthpartnership

Participate in a Focus Group about Saltmarshes

A Sustainable Development PhD student at the University of St Andrews would like to invite members of the public to participate in a discussion about saltmarshes. Join the focus group on either of the days: Wednesday 7 August from 6.00pm to 7.30pm or Thursday 8 August from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at Logan Room, Lochvale House, Georgetown Road, Dumfries, DG1 4DF… Read more »

New Beach Guide for the Cumbrian Solway Launched in Active Coast Week

A windy Allonby Beach was the location for the launch of the new Beach and Explorers Guide to the Solway Cumbrian Coast! The new guide will be distributed around the county and further afield to encourage local people and visitors to visit the beautiful coast. Whether you want to just go for a stroll, walk… Read more »

Annan Harbour Festival 2019

Annan Harbour

Annan Harbour Action Group are once again holding the Annan Harbour Festival.  So join the free family event at Annan Harbour on Saturday 24 August from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Find more information on their Facebook page

Join the Active Coast Week on Allonby Beach

Solway Coast AONB

Come along to Allonby Beach on Monday 22 July from 10am to 3pm to have fun trying out lots of new activities. From sea kayaking to stone stacking, there’s something for all the family to do!  And it’s all FREE!

Chinese Mitten Crab Alert

Be on the look out for invasive Chinese mitten crabs in the Solway! In response to the records of the Chinese mitten crab in the Walney Channel in May of 2018, the NWIFCA have designed an informative leaflet on the risk that they pose, how to identify them, and what to do if one is… Read more »

WWT Caerlaverock Wild Goose Weekend

Visit WWT Caerlaverock on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October for the Wild Goose Weekend. Thousands of wild barnacle geese will be arriving after their long migration from Svalbard. Pink footed geese will have travelled from Iceland and other geese such as greylag geese, brent geese and Greenland white fronted geese will be flocking to… Read more »

Volunteering Opportunities with the Solway Coast AONB

Why not join a volunteering event in the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)? Volunteering with the AONB is a great way to contribute to looking after this very special place we love but we also hope it is an opportunity to see old, and meet new, friends whilst learning more about the… Read more »

Scottish Inshore Fisheries Conference – it’s not too late to book on.

The 2018 Scottish Inshore Fisheries Conference takes place in Inverness on Friday 5 October. Leaving the EU presents the Scottish Government with an opportunity to develop a new model of fisheries management for Scottish waters. This is a long-term commitment, and one which will rely on the involvement and collaboration of all stakeholders. The fifth… Read more »

Notice to Boat Users!

Have you seen this invasive non-native species in the Solway?

SFP/AONB Joint Conference

Book onto our conference on the 2nd November in Carlisle, here If you cannot use eventrbite, email or call 01387 702161 to book your place. Solway Firth Partnership & Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty warmly invite you to our joint conference 2018… Doug Allan, wildlife & documentary cameraman and author will deliver the… Read more »