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Cleaning the Port Logan Coast

Volunteers Brave the Weather for a Trial Clean up 12 hardy volunteers from the O N US beach cleaning group battled against the weather before Christmas to assist with a trial to recycle plastic debris on our shores. A plan to remove plastic debris from a remote bay by boat was prevented by strong winds… 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 »

SW Scotland Wildlife Recorders Conference Sat 30 March 2019

Join the SW Scotland Wildlife Recorders Conference on Saturday 30 March 2019.  More information below. Joining details SWSEIC Wildlife Recorders Gathering 2019  

SFP / Solway Coast AONB Joint Conference Proceedings

Better late than never! If you would like to see some of the presentations from the SFP / Solway Coast AONB Joint Conference, 2 November 2018 click on the title below:- 5 minute talks – Solway Coastwise , Nic Coombey and Solway Crossing , Ann Lackie Access – D&G Council and England Coast Path NE… Read more »

SWSEIC Wildlife Recorders’ Gathering on 30 March 2019

South West Scotland Environmental Information Centre (SWSEIC) is pleased to welcome everyone with an interest in wildlife and wildlife recording in SW Scotland to a spring gathering on 30 March 2019. The event will be an informal day of talks, presentations, networking and displays covering the wonderful wildlife of SW Scotland. This years event, the… Read more »

Beach Clean at Allonby North

Why not work off some of those Christmas calories by joining a beach clean on Saturday 29 December at Allonby North Beach from 10.00am to 12 noon. John Gorrill has organised this event to help clean up the coast. Please meet/park in the free northern car park beside the B5300 coast road, just within the… Read more »

Join the Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference in Cardiff

The first Irish Sea Maritime Forum (ISMF) Biennial Conference to be held in Wales will take place on Tuesday 15 January 2019. The Forum are delighted to have the opportunity to host this in the spectacular Pierhead building that is part of the National Assembly for Wales estate in Cardiff. The event aims to bring… Read more »

Book your place at the MMO Marine Planning Events: Iteration 3

In early 2019 the MMO will be engaging on the Iteration 3 outputs for marine planning in the north west. This will provide the ideal opportunity for you to check progress towards the development of the plans. The engagement on Iteration 3 outputs will focus on: – preferred draft policies; – draft supporting text for… Read more »

Drone Footage over the line of the old Solway Viaduct

Jamie Grant recently flew a drone from Annan to Bowness on Solway, the route across the viaduct that his grandfather used to walk many years ago when Scotland had a Sunday alcohol ban.

Buds in beautiful places – A call for help!

As we near the last week of the UK Government’s Public consultation on the proposals to ban the sale and distribution of plastic stemmed cotton buds in England Nurdle HQ want to have one last push to show those who are not yet convinced why we need this legislation. The public have until the 3rd… Read more »