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£3.5 million boost to improve England’s fisheries last year

£3.5 million boost to improve England’s fisheries last year Over the past 12 months, the Environment Agency’s Fisheries Improvement Programme (FIP) has funded more than 100 projects, delivering benefits to fisheries and anglers across England. More than £3.5 million has been invested through FIP this year to fund projects such as new fish passes, protecting… Read more »

Support for fishing and coastal communities in Scotland

Support for fishing and coastal communities in Scotland A new round of funding to support fishing businesses and wider marine organisations in coastal communities is open for applications. Now in its second year, the Marine Fund Scotland has an overall budget of up to £14 million. It was introduced by the Scottish Government to replace… Read more »

Consultation on New National Parks for Scotland

Consultation on New National Parks for Scotland. Communities, groups and individuals are being invited to share their views in a consultation on the creation of Scotland’s first new National Parks in almost 20 years. The Scottish Government committed to establish at least one new National Park in Scotland by the end of this Parliamentary session… Read more »

Vacancies with Natural England

Vacancies with Natural England A number of vacancies have arisen with Natural England. Reserve Warden North Cumbria National Nature Reserves Nature Recovery and Greener Farming Lead Advisers Life R4ever Kent Catchment Management Adviser Communications Officer – Lead Adviser  

Rhins Revealed – Help with an Archaeological Dig!

Rhins Revealed – Help with an Archaeological Dig! AOC Archaeology Group will lead a programme of consolidation work at Doon Castle Broch near Ardwell Bay, on the west coast of the Rhins from 6 to 18 June. Read more about the site here. The broch is one of the most significant prehistoric settlements on the… Read more »

The Great Global Nurdle Hunt 2022

The Great Global Nurdle Hunt 2022 The Great Global Nurdle Hunt 🌎 is back! Save the date and join FIDRA this September 19th – October 17th 2022 to learn more about nurdle pollution all around the world, how nurdles impact your area and how to join calls to stop this pollution. As well hunting for… Read more »

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 »

Tidelines Spring / Summer 2022 Now Available Online

The Spring / Summer edition of Tidelines is now available online. You can download the pdf here or by clicking on the image below.