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Annual AIFCA Delivery Plan out now

Annual AIFCA Delivery Plan out now

it is vital for the AIFCA to have a succinct and clear vision for how it will support IFCAs, as we face a changing landscape through Brexit, the Fisheries and Environment Acts, and the climate emergency. Because of this rapidly changing environment, this is the one-year Business Plan for the AIFCA. Progress will be made: promoting IFCAs value making a difference driving collaboration delivering...

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North East – Environmental and Scientific Officer/IFCO

North East – Environmental and Scientific Officer/IFCO

This is a permanent position as Environmental and Scientific Officer/IFCO, a role which is both exciting and a rare opportunity to join the North East IFCA's Environmental and Scientific Team. The work is extremely varied from ‘day to day’ and you will be involved in all aspects of Fisheries Management, from collating data to implementing management measures and enforcement. You will be working...

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Fishers of the Future

Fishers of the Future

Fishers in all 22 coastal EU Member States have been consulted on behalf of The European Commission to define who fishers are, how they live, and what drives them. The second phase of the project will focus on collecting feedback from a broad range of stakeholders on...

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Beware Japanese Oyster Drill

Beware Japanese Oyster Drill

Following an egg case sighting in East Sussex in January 2024 no further evidence of the species was found but Cefas is asking the industry to remain vigilant for this species already established in northern Europe (France, Portugal, The Netherlands, and Denmark). It...

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Kent & Essex IFCA – Cockle Officer

Kent & Essex IFCA – Cockle Officer

Are you passionate about marine conservation and sustainable fisheries? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a love for the coastal environment? This role offers a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the coastal environment and the livelihoods of local...

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Could you be a IFCA General Member?

Could you be a IFCA General Member?

The MMO has been given responsibility by Defra to manage the process of making appointments of General Members to IFCA Committees. The MMO operates a rolling campaign for the recruitment of IFCA General Members, which will be open to receiving applications for all...

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Kent and Essex IFCA Information Sheets

Kent and Essex IFCA Information Sheets

Kent and Essex IFCA has developed a number of stickers and information sheets that can be used by both commercial and recreational fishermen to check they are landing sizeable fish. If you would like one of these free stickers or information sheets please contact...

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Northumberland IFCA Summer Placement

Northumberland IFCA Summer Placement

Northumberland IFCA offers a summer placement for four to six weeks July to September, Successful applicants work on the delivery of individual projects directly informing inshore fisheries management as part of NIFCA’s ongoing duties. Applications open in April....

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Eastern Marine Plan: Have your say

Eastern Marine Plan: Have your say

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is inviting those interested to have their say in the East Marine Plan Statement of Public Participation (SPP) consultation. The SSP consultation goes live on 15 January, closing 12 February 2024.  More information about the...

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it is only by leading, championing and managing a sustainable marine environment and inshore fisheries that we can be successful as an Association.

Tony Tomlinson MBE

Chairman, Association of IFCA