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Job posts for Scottish East Coast Review

The Scottish East Coast Review (SEaCoR) is seeking a Project Officer and a Senior Project Officer. See the job description here; Job Description and Person Requirements SEaCoR. The Scottish East Coast Review brings together four Local Coastal Partnerships (LCPs) to gather, synthesise and enhance access to actionable knowledge of the current state and future needs… Read more »

World Seagrass Day

Happy World Seagrass Day! Seagrass is of vital importance to the marine environment and also provides us with a number of important ecosystem services. Here are some of the many benefits we gain from healthy seagrass beds;Seagrass roots help trap and stabilise seabed sediments, improving water quality and also helping buffer coastlines and reduce erosion…. Read more »

Seaweed report outlines industry options in Scotland

A new report outlining future options for the Scottish seaweed industry has been welcomed by Scottish Government ministers. Sustainability of the sector is key to any future development, with harvesting of some kelp species already banned. The global seaweed industry is estimated to be worth €8.1 billion per year, with Asia dominating the cultivated seaweed… Read more »

Job Vacancies at Marine Scotland

A number of Marine Scotland post vacancies are currently being advertised on the Scottish Government website. These vacancies include: Programme Management Officer in EDINBURGH | Careers at VICTORIA QUAY (icims.com) Stakeholder Engagement Officer in EDINBURGH | Careers at VICTORIA QUAY (icims.com) Marine Planning – Policy Officer in EDINBURGH | Careers at VICTORIA QUAY (icims.com) Stakeholder… Read more »

Eden Rivers Trust Webinar – Eden’s fish versus rivers: the battle to survive

Eden Rivers Trust Webinar – Eden’s fish versus rivers: the battle to survive Thursday 21 April 6.30 – 7.30pm with Gareth Pedley, The Wild Trout Trust – A Free Webinar Ahead of World Fish Migration Day in May, join Wild Trout Trust’s Gareth Pedley and Eden Rivers Trust’s Dave Greaves as they take you below… Read more »

Kirkcolm Old Churchyard Survey – 25/26 February 2022

Kirkcolm Old Churchyard Survey – 25/26 February 2022 As part of the Rhins Revealed Community Archaeology Project, AOC Archaeology Group invite you to take part in a detailed survey of Kirkcolm Old Churchyard. This will comprise measured survey using a total station as well as photography and the creation of written records. No previous experience… Read more »

Join the Work Party at Glasson Moss with RSPB and Natural England

Join the Work Party at Glasson Moss with RSPB and Natural England on Thursday 3 February from 10.00am to 3.00pm. On Thursday 3 February volunteers will be removing some birch regeneration from Glasson Moss National Nature Reserve. The birch is being removed as it can lead to degradation of the peat edges, causing carbon to… Read more »

Underwater Life in the Solway Webinar – Book Now!

Underwater Life in the Solway Webinar 6.30 pm on Thursday 17 February – Book Now! The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Solway Firth Partnership are presenting a series of webinars that focus on cross border topics such as geology, marine life and archaeology. This talk, Underwater Life in the Solway, will… Read more »

Geovation Launches Diffuse Coastal Pollution Challenge

Geovation has launched a challenge with the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to find a sustainable solution to tackle diffuse coastal pollution. Geovation, Ordnance Survey’s open innovation network hub, has launched a challenge with the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to find a sustainable solution to tackle diffuse coastal pollution, with a prize of up to £5,000… Read more »

Complete the Great Nurdle Hunt Survey

Complete the Great Nurdle Hunt Survey. Fidra would like to hear your views!  They have launched a survey to learn more about your nurdle hunt experiences and how you think they can improve the Great Nurdle Hunt. The survey should take about 15 minutes to complete, please access the survey by clicking on the link… Read more »