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Aquaculture working group meeting

The next CMPP event will be an Aquaculture working group meeting on Tuesday the 7th November, in Balloch at the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Office, time TBC. This will be the first meeting of this working group to discuss aspects of regional marine planning relating to aquaculture and will contribute to policy […]

First Working Group Meeting – Navigation and Infrastructure

The CMPP is beginning to have discussions on different options for regional policy across the various issues and sectors. These discussions will be kicking off with a meeting of the Navigation and Associated Infrastructure working group on the 18th September. This group will consider aspects of the regional marine plan relating to shipping, ports, harbours […]

MSP Challenge evening events announced

The CMPP is planning a series of events in July to share information about marine planning in the Clyde. Come along to these free events, meet the team, learn more about what we are doing, get creative and have a go at being a marine planner by playing the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Challenge game. To […]

Ministerial Direction given to the Clyde Marine Planning Partnership

The Clyde Marine Planning Partnership (CMPP), which was established on 10th February 2016, is pleased to announce that Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, has signed the Ministerial Direction which delegates the functions of regional marine planning for the Clyde Marine Region to the CMPP and its 11 public […]

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Iona I Historic MPA designated in the Clyde Marine Region

Yesterday (26th October), Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham announced the designation of two new MPAs for Scotland; one of which being the wreck of the Iona I paddle steamer, located near Gourock. The Iona I was a 19th century paddle steamer, which was sold to the Confederate States as a blockade runner during the American Civil war. The vessel sank en […]

Presentations available online from the Clyde Marine Litter symposium

The Clyde Marine Litter symposium was held on the 26th November 2016, at FSC Millport,  and its aims were to: provide an overview of current scientific knowledge encompass talks and experiences from different perspectives around the Clyde, examining best practice and sharing experiences of dealing with marine litter culminate in a workshop focusing on ideas for […]

Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Annual Science meeting

The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland will hold its sixth Annual Science Meeting (ASM) on Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st October 2016 at the Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow. The 2016 ASM will promote the latest advances in marine science, good governance and using sound science responsibly, and describe research that will […]

SCAPE/NAS conference

The Nautical Archaeology Society and the SCAPE (Scotland’s Coastal Archaeology and the Problem of Erosion) Trust will be holding a joint conference in Glasgow on the 5th – 6th November 2016. The conference is aimed at people interested in both terrestrial and marine archaeology, and will focus on the coast edge, the intertidal zone and […]

Great British Beach Clean 2016

Beachwatch is the Marine Conservation Society’s national beach cleaning and litter surveying programme – helping people all around the UK to care for their coastline with the Great British Beach Clean being the flagship event. This year’s Beachwatch Big Weekend has now taken place, so keep an eye out for the results of the clean-up. […]