The Wild Seaweed Harvesting: Strategic Environmental Assessment – Environmental Report has been published on the Scottish Government web site. It can be found on the webpage; http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/11/6869 .
There is a public consultation associated with this report.
The Consultation on Wild Seaweed Harvesting started today, 22 November 2016 and will end on Friday, 15 February 2017. You may respond on-line from the link; https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/marine-scotland/wild-seaweed-harvesting/.
As an alternative, you may use the form which is reproduced as a Word document .
This can be downloaded from http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/11/6869/downloads#res510329. and returned by email or post. If you chose this method it is important that you ensure the final page, “RESPONDENT INFORMATION FORM“ is completed so your response can be taken into account.
Your response and comments will be welcomed. If you would like to discuss further any of the issues raised by this report please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or to the Marine_Planning_Mailbox@gov.scot with “Wild Seaweed Harvesting Consultation” in the subject line.
You may find these additional links helpful;
Scotland’s National Marine Plan online http://www.gov.scot/Topics/marine/seamanagement/national
National Marine Plan interactive http://www.gov.scot/Topics/marine/seamanagement/nmpihome
Scotland’s Marine Atlas http://www.gov.scot/Topics/marine/science/atlas
Consultation on Seaweed Cultivation Seaweed Policy Statement Consultation Analysis Report 2014 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/11/5316