Tag Archives: Estuary

Marine Planning: A Guide for Local Councils Published

The Marine Management Organisation has published a guide for local authorities to support the use and understanding of marine plans and marine planning, the interaction with terrestrial planning and how marine plans should be used. It emphasises the need to consider marine planning and the impact on marine waters when making planning decisions for the

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Severn Estuary Partnership – August 2014 Newsletter

The Severn Estuary Partnership has issued its August 2014 e-newletter. The contents of the e-newletter includes Partnership news –  highlighting the work carried out in August- and Estuary News, including articles on assessing noise impacts on marine mammals, the Wales Coastal Footpath, the arrival of tall ships in Gloucester for Hollywood filming, dredging of the Rivers Parrett and

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Speke Garston Coastal Reserve celebrates 10 years!

The partners of the Speke Garston Coastal Reserve – Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Sailing Club, National Trust and Peel Holdings – are planning a 2-day event on 2nd and 3rd of May to celebrate the 10th birthday of the reserve, a fantastic natural resource on the north bank of the Mersey Estuary. The event includes leisure and walking activities

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Closed – Invitation to comment on Draft Marine Protected Area Conservation Advice and associated guidance

Natural England has made available Draft Conservation Advice for 3 Special Protection Areas within the Liverpool City Region:  Mersey Narrows and North Wirral Foreshore, Mersey Estuary and Ribble & Alt Estuaries.  A “How to use the Conservation Advice” guidance document is also available. Natural England would greatly appreciate any comments you have by 12th May,

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SEACAMS focus on solving estuary problems

SEACAMS is a development to integrate research and business opportunities in the marine sector in Wales.  Its latest newsletter gives details of a symposium with an international focus on the challenges facing small estuaries. The symposium highlighted the current understanding of estuaries and their management. It gave Welsh businesses the opportunity to gain insight into

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Diary date: Mersey Estuary Forum, 5th July, Liverpool

The annual Mersey Estuary Forum will take place on Friday 5th July 2013 at the Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool at 9.15 to 1pm with an optional afternoon site visit. Refreshments and lunch are provided. To reserve your place visit the Healthy Waterways Trust website or click on this link