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Closed -consultation on improving our management of water quality in the environment

Closed 11:45 p.m.12th March 2019 Defra is consulting on proposals for improving the long-term planning of water resources and drainage, and proposals to modernise water regulation. The proposals include: reforming abstraction licensing to clarify when the Environment Agency can amend licences amending laws to allow a new charging methodology for Internal Drainage Boards making the

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Closed – consultation on Salmon Fisheries

Closes 9th October. The Environment Agency is holding a consultation on management of salmon fisheries in England and on the Border Esk. The consultation seeks views on the impacts and benefits of options that have been developed to reduce exploitation of salmon in coasts, estuaries and rivers, together with any further suggestions for reducing exploitation. Salmon

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Closed: Defra consultation on changes to 2012 UK fisheries concordat

Closes 28th February 2017. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) are consulting on changes to 2012 UK fisheries concordat: Management arrangements for fishing opportunities and fishing vessel licensing in the United Kingdom. The topic and scope of this consultation are as follows: “Topic of this consultation: This consultation sets out proposed changes to

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Consultation – Managing the UK Queen Scallop Fishery

Closes 3rd January 2017 This consultation is being conducted on behalf of the five UK and Isle of Man Fisheries Administrations. It seeks views on the introduction of new management measures in the queen scallop fishery in ICES divisions VIa (north coast of Northern Ireland and western Scotland) and VIIa (Irish Sea). The purpose of

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Morecambe Bay Shifting Sands Symposium – 18th & 19th July 2016

Morecambe Bay Partnership is hosting a two day ‘Shifting Sands Symposium’ to be held on the 18th and 19th July in Kendal, Cumbria. The symposium will explore the management and monitoring of sand dunes and shingle around Morecambe bay with site visits to Walney Island the Fylde coast. The event is ran by a partnership which

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Vacancies on the North Western Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority Board

Closing date 15th February 2016 The Marine Management organization (MMO) is inviting applications for 2 new members to serve on the Board of the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA). They are also recruiting for North Eastern and Southern IFCAs. The MMO looks to appoint local people with relevant experience who can contribute knowledge and experience

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Last chance to book: Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum 2015, 17-18 November, Bristol

The CPN Annual Forum 2015 will take place in Bristol on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th November. Running from lunch time to lunchtime, and including a conference dinner, the Forum will cover a diverse range of issues relevant to coastal management. There will also be an opportunity to take part in a joint field visit

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Closed – Challenges and Choices: River Basin Management Consultation

The Environment Agency has launched a consultation on how the water environment should be protected and improved for the benefit of communities, businesses and wildlife. The information gathered will be used to inform the second cycle of River Basin Management Plans which cover the period 2015 to 2021 and describe what businesses, water users and

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New Opportunity to Influence the Management of the North West’s Inshore Fisheries

People interested in influencing the management of inshore fisheries around the North West of England are being encouraged to apply to join the region’s inshore fisheries and conservation authority (IFCA). The North Western IFCA is looking to recruit an individual with expertise in marine environment, which could include: contributing to the sustainable use of the

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Report on Economic and Social Costs of Overfishing

The New Economics Foundation (nef) has published a report on the economic and social costs of overfishing in EU waters. The report, ‘Lost at Sea’, estimates that overfishing has cost the EU £2.7billion and 100,000 jobs. For a summary, and to download the full report, visit the nef website.