RSSSSACN Announcements

Meet our new project officer: Amie Williams

| September 16, 2016
Meet our new project officer: Amie Williams

Edward Wright; our present Project Officer has done a superb job at the helm of the tagging programme during the last three years but he feels it is time to move on. Ed is planning to travel the world with his partner Nuria. The trustees of SSACN would like to thank Ed for his commitment […]

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SharkFest UK coming to Bristol September 2016

| September 7, 2016
SharkFest UK coming to Bristol September 2016

This year marks the first official UK Shark Festival! SharkFest, hosted by the conservation organisation Fin Fighters, will be held on the 24th September at the M Shed in Bristol. Fin Fighters have partnered up a number of charities and organisations including: The Shark Trust, Sharks4Kids, Marine Conservation Society and the Manta Trust, to bring […]

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Marine tourism worth £3.7 billion +

| April 12, 2016
Marine tourism worth £3.7 billion +

Marine recreation and tourism expenditure in Scotland is estimated to amount to £3.7 billion per year, according to a report published today. Sea angling is worth in excess of £158 million – the government have consistently ignored the previous Radford Report so will they accept this latest one ?;   will they now give sea angling […]

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Capturing Our Coast

| April 4, 2016
Capturing Our Coast

Our outreach project officer Samantha had a fantastic time on Sunday training with Marine Conservation Society for the new UK wide citizen science project Capturing Our Coast (CoCoast). SSACN can now incorporate seashore surveys into our rockpool rambles to gather important data on marine species along the UK coastline!

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Did you know? #1

| March 19, 2016
Did you know? #1

This website allows you to work out the weight of the most commonly caught fish in Scottish waters from just their length? Visit: www.ssacn.org/gfac/length-to-weight

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Clyde Marine Planning

| February 14, 2016
Clyde Marine Planning

On the 10th of February the constitution of the Clyde Marine Planning Partnership (CMPP) was formally adopted and the new Partnership was nominated to develop a statutory regional marine plan for the Clyde Marine Region. The Firth of Clyde Forum has now effectively been closed and the work of marine planning will be taken forward […]

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SSACN AGM

| January 25, 2016
SSACN AGM

Our AGM this year will be held on 16/02/16 – 7pm  at the Pleasantfield Bar 144 Ayr Rd, Prestwick, Ayrshire KA9 1TS. If any one would like to propose an amendment to SSACN’s constitution or any other form of resolution, please ensure it is received by the 08/02/16  – just use the form on the  […]

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2016 Time to think again

| January 19, 2016
2016 Time to think again

In 2011, we asked a number of people across a broad range of interests to give their views on any aspect of the state of Scotland’s marine environment in the hope they would provoke some alternative thinking regarding inshore management or just simply show how sea angling has a part to play in delivering a […]

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