Category: Current News

Carsethorn Beach Clean with D&G Eco Warriors

Join the D and G Eco Warriors on Sunday 10 March for a beach clean at Carsethorn Beach. Meet in front of The Steamboat Inn, Sea front at Carsethorn, DG2 8DS Dumfries.  For information or to get in touch with the organisers visit the Facebook page

Rascarrel Bay Beach Clean

Join the D and G Eco Warriors on Saturday 16 February for a beach clean at Rascarrel Bay, Auchencairn. Meet at 12.30pm at Auchencairn Primary School so that everyone can travel in convoy to the bay.  The group has special access for cars for this event.  The postcode for the school is Castle Douglas DG7… Read more »

Join the RSPB Mersehead Beach Clean

Saturday 23 February 10.00am to 2.00pm Join RSPB Mersehead Reserve staff for their second beach clean of the year and make a big difference to the marine environment and its wildlife. Please contact mersehead@rspb.org.uk if you want to come along.

The Great Global Nurdle Hunt Now on!

Don’t Forget! The Great Global Nurdle Hunt, 8 – 17 February, wants to bring people together across the world to show industry, the general public and our governments the global extent and widespread issue of plastic pellet pollution. Nurdle Hunt Information provides everything you need to know to carry out your hunt! The data will be collated… Read more »

St Bees Head Heritage Coast Proposed Extension Consultation

For some time National Trust have been working with Copeland Borough Council and Natural England to put together a proposal to extend the St Bees Head Heritage Coast northwards towards Whitehaven. Copeland Borough Council is now asking for your views on these proposals with a public consultation open until 15th February. We encourage you to… Read more »

Still a Few Places left on the MMO Workshop for Iteration 3

From 21 January until 29 March 2019 the MMO will be engaging publicly on their work to date in the development of the north west marine plans (Iteration 3). This will provide stakeholders with an opportunity to input towards the development of marine plans in the north west area. The engagement will focus on: •… Read more »

MMO Iteration 3 Marine Planning Workshops for the NW Marine Plan Areas

Places are quickly filling up at the MMO Iteration 3 Marine Planning workshops in the north west although there is still time to book your place. The workshops will provide the ideal opportunity for you to check progress and input to the development of the plans. The engagement on Iteration 3 outputs will focus on:… Read more »

Solway Firth Partnership is Advertising for a new SMILE Project Officer

SOLWAY FIRTH PARTNERSHIP – SOLWAY MARINE INFORMATION LEARNING EDUCATION PROJECT OFFICER POST £25,750 (Full time 35 hrs/week) FTA: Until 31/12/20 Base: Dumfries Solway Firth Partnership is seeking applications for the post of Project Officer for the SMILE (Solway Marine Information Learning Education) Project.  The Project Officer will be an enthusiastic, positive and self-motivated person who will… Read more »

Take Part in the Great Global Nurdle Hunt

The Great Global Nurdle Hunt, 8 – 17 February, wants to bring people together across the world to show industry, the general public and our governments the global extent and widespread issue of plastic pellet pollution. The data will be collated by Fidra and shared at the Scottish Government’s International Marine Conference  on 21st February. To learn more and… Read more »

Scotland’s International Marine Conference 2019 – FREE!

Scotland’s vision is for clean, healthy, safe, productive and diverse seas that are managed to meet the long term needs of nature and people. This is only achievable through strong national action and international cooperation. Scotland’s International Marine Conference 2019 will focus on current national and international actions to protect the marine environment. Through discussion… Read more »