NWCF News

Sandscapes Conference Presentations Available

The presentations from the North West Coastal Forum’s 2016 biennial conference: Sandscapes – Celebrating the Natural and Cultural Capital of Coastal Landscapes are now available to download below. Around 70 people attended a vibrant and interesting day covering working the benefits of working at a landscape scale and demonstrating what can be achieved, in the

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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – the Winners!

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the winners of the 4th biennial NW ACE – an award scheme recognising outstanding achievement in and contribution to the long-term management of our coast and near-shore marine environments. The awards are independently judged and there are three award categories: Coastal Champion, Coastal Community Action and

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Closed – 4th North West Awards for Coastal Excellence (NW ACE)

Closes 16th September. Is your coastal work ACE? Are you a community group or an organisation carrying out work on the North West coast? Do you know someone whose work on the coast has inspired you? If so consider entering your project or that special person for this year’s awards! NW ACE is award scheme

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Last few places: Sandscapes: celebrating the natural and cultural capital of coastal landscapes, 11th & 12th October, Southport

The last few places are still available at the North West Coastal Forum’s Biennial Coastal Conference so we’ve extended booking until Friday 7th October. This year our conference is being run as a joint event with the Sefton Coast Landscape Partnership. It’s free-to-attend event and includes a full day field trip to the Sefton coast

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Closed: Registration now open for Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference – 28th September 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Sea Maritime Forum’s Biennial Conference will take place this year on Wednesday 28th September at the dlr LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire, Republic of Ireland. The main themes for the conference will be Maritime Spatial Planning and Policies for a Dynamic Coast. The conference is being held the day

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Registration now open for: Tying the Celtic Knot – creating lasting partnerships for the Celtic Seas, Dublin 18-19 October 2016

Registration is now open for the third and final international workshop of the Celtic Seas Partnership project. The event will take place at Croke Park in Dublin on 18th and 19th of October 2016. The event will showcase the final outputs of this exciting project and find ways of ensuring that the work that’s been

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Marine Planning Workshops: Issues and Evidence – North West

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is holding a series of one-day workshops, including two here in the North West, in July as part of their tour around England to call for issues and supporting evidence for marine plan areas. The workshops will focus on highlighting the challenges, opportunities and needs of the North West Marine Plan area over

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Wanted: budding scientists to capture our coast!

People with a passion for the UK’s coastline are being invited to help make history by being part of the largest coastal marine citizen science project ever undertaken. The £1.7m Capturing Our Coast project, funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund, is designed to further our understanding of the abundance and distribution of marine life around

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Merry Christmas and a Happy 2016 to all our readers!

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Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan: National Workshop on Funding & Project Development, 9th Dec, Liverpool

Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan: National Workshop on Funding & Project Development, 9th Dec, Liverpool Organisers: DG MARE, Irish Sea Maritime Forum and the UK Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan. This free-to-attend event will provide an update on the Atlantic Action Plan and the role of the UK support team in assisting stakeholders to

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