Fisheries

SRP Rural Manifesto Event- Eyemouth

Take part in one of Scottish Rural Parliament and Southern Uplands Partnership's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of our collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

The event will last two hours and refreshments will be provided.

RSVP: Email piptabor@sup.org.uk

SRP Rural Manifesto event- Glenisla

Take part in one of the Scottish Rural Parliament's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of our collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

All events will last two hours and refreshments will be provided.

North East Scotland Fisheries Fund launch

Following an allocation of £1.437 million of funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and Scottish Government, NESFLAG will hold a launch event to provide information on available funding to stakeholders.

Attendance is free, but participants are required to register via Eventbrite (link below).

An event in Peterhead will be a chance to find out more about funding available from the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Group (NESFLAG).

Following an allocation of funding of £1.437 million from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and Scottish Government, the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Action Group (NESFLAG) will hold a launch event in Peterhead on Monday 7 March 2016. 

A 12-week consultation on the Scottish Government's draft Wild Fisheries Bill and a draft Wild Fisheries Strategy has launched this week.

Views are being sought from individuals and organisations on new proposals to improve the conservation and management of wild fisheries and habitats.

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Dr McLeod said she would welcome the input of those concerned with salmon and freshwater fisheries management to help ensure the sustainable future of this sector. 

Dr McLeod said: 

Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged more applications to the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

Eight Scottish Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) from Shetland to Dumfries & Galloway have won a share of the EMFF worth £6.5 million.

The EMFF is the fund for the EU's maritime and fisheries policies for 2014-2020. The fund:

More volunteers are needed to deliver the next LEADER and Fisheries programmes in Moray.

Dumfries & Galloway LEADER is recruiting new fisheries members to their Local Action Group (LAG). Here, they tell us more about this opportunity to support the region's fisheries and coastal communities to realise their goals.

Scottish Rural Action have announced that the first Scottish Rural Summit will take place on 24 November in East Lothian.

This event will bring together invited representatives from the public sector, rural communities and others to look at opportunities for rural Scotland to be empowered, connected and sustainable.

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