Category: Featured News

The Fisheries Priorities for a New UK Government: a pre-election roundtable

The Fisheries Priorities for a New UK Government: a pre-election roundtable. Friday 28 Jun 2024 12:00 – 13:00 BST Ocean and Coastal Futures (OCF) are convening another live online event which will provide an opportunity to discuss the priorities that a new UK Government could consider, this time from a fisheries industry perspective. Panellists will… Read more »

Consultation on Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) for Flood Risk Management in Scotland 2024

Consultation on Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) for Flood Risk Management in Scotland 2024. Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) are areas where significant flood risk exists now, or is likely to occur in the future, and they help Scotland to understand and prioritise where work could benefit the most. They are a vital part of protecting people,… Read more »

Join a Workshop on Coastal Woodlands in D&G

Join a Workshop on Coastal Woodlands in D&G. Dumfries & Galloway Woodlands are running two workshops on coastal woodlands:- Caerlaverock – the History of a Coastal Woodland will take place on Tuesday 27 August with 2 identical walks, one from 3pm to 5pm and one from 6pm to 8pm. Join Dr Coralie Mills who ,along… Read more »

The Great SCAMP Oyster Hunt!

She Sells Sea Shells on the Sea Shore – The Great SCAMP Oyster Hunt! The native oyster, Ostrea edulis, was once incredibly common around our shores. It was fished for extensively and was very much a food for the masses, super abundant, incredibly cheap, easy to transport fresh and, of course, nutritious and tasty! Now… Read more »

Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund

Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund. The Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund is now open for applications.  The Fund seeks to inspire, encourage, and enable communities to explore and deliver ambitious ecosystem restoration projects locally. It also seeks to raise awareness about the importance of local ecosystem restoration and address barriers faced by community-led efforts.  This Fund is supported by… Read more »

Scottish Forum on Natural Capital Recruiting for Steering Group

Scottish Forum on Natural Capital Recruiting for Steering Group. The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital is recruiting for new members to join its Steering Group (including the Chair and Deputy Chair roles), to advance their strategy and keep pace with changes in the field. The Steering Group is made up of senior representatives from the… Read more »

Recruitment for National Marine Parks Lead

Recruitment for National Marine Parks Lead If you are passionate about the sea and want drive a new project to secure and support the UK’s first National Marine Parks, CNP (Campaign for National Parks) want to hear from you.   £32,000 per annum (full time equivalent salary)   Fixed term contract for 12-18 months (with possible extension… Read more »

Celebrate our coast on World Ocean Day at Port Logan

Celebrate our coast on World Ocean Day at Port Logan. Port Logan Beach, Port Logan 12.00 noon to 3.00pm on Saturday 8th June Join Solway Firth Partnership to celebrate our stunning coastline on World Ocean Day and have fun discovering seaside wildlife. World Ocean Day is an opportunity to celebrate the Rhins of Galloway Coast Path,… Read more »

Book on a Walk Along the Rhins of Galloway Coast Path

Book on a Walk Along the Rhins of Galloway Coast Path. The Rhins of Galloway Coast Path is a 83 mile trail stretching from the waters of Loch Ryan to the cliffs of the Mull of Galloway. Thanks to funders, the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are able to offer you a taste of it… Read more »

Cumbria LNRS Spring Newsletter Out

Cumbria LNRS Spring Newsletter Out. The Cumbria Local Nature Recovery Strategy team have produced a spring / summer newsletter. Click on the image below or on the link below the image. Cumbria LNRS Spring Summer Newsletter2024 For further information on how to get involved in the strategy development process and to have your say, please… Read more »