New funding available for fisheries projects across England.
A total of £730,000 is available through the Environment Agency’s Fisheries Improvement Programme (FIP) to help create sustainable and resilient fisheries.
The fund is now open for applications and will close on February 14th at 5pm.
- The Environment Agency (EA) is inviting applications for a share of £500,000 to help support fish and fishing.
- The EA is encouraging proposals from angling clubs, fisheries, NGOs, local authorities or other community organisations involved in angling.
- Money for projects to improve habitat and facilities for anglers will be made available through the Fisheries Improvement Programme, which comes directly from fishing licence sales.
- The fund can also help fisheries become more resilient to the impact of climate change.
More information is available here