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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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Pre-Election Roundtable on Marine Priorities

Pre-Election Roundtable on Marine Priorities

Fri. 14th June, 12:00 to 13:30, online - A live online event hosted by Ocean and Coastal Futures (OCF) to provide an opportunity for you to pose your questions to the live panel. Panellists will highlight what they would like to see in the manifestos and whether this could drive positive change for ocean and coastal management. Chaired by Prof. Dickon Howell, Director of OCF and HMC, the...

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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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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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Isles of Scilly working with Universities

Isles of Scilly working with Universities

The Isles of Scilly IFCA has been working with fishermen to gather data on fish, lobster, crab and crawfish stock health and working in collaboration with the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth on research projects. The FISH INTEL acoustic tracking project came to an...

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Reporting Lost Fishing Gear

Reporting Lost Fishing Gear

Ghost Fishing UK is a registered charity of volunteer scuba divers, trained in surveying and removing lost fishing gear from UK waters. If you, your vessel or you know of any lost fishing gear (pots, nets, ropes etc) that you cannot retrieve, please report it to Ghost...

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Sussex IFCA Annual Report 2023

Sussex IFCA Annual Report 2023

The Sussex IFCA Annual Report for the period April 2022 - March 2023 is now available. The annual report details the suite of work programmes, projects and achievements made by the Sussex IFCA team through a period of rapid evolution, with a relatively complex legal...

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Coastal Futures 2024

Coastal Futures 2024

Coastal Futures 2024 (January 24 - 25, London) is the UK’s leading conference for coastal and marine practitioners talking about an inclusive future for our seas. It provides a comprehensive annual review and pointer to future trends for coastal and marine...

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I-VMS Deadline 30 November

I-VMS Deadline 30 November

The deadline is 30 November for fishers to claim a fund to install an Inshore Vessel Monitoring System. The roll-out plan saw installation engineers available in fishers’ home ports for set periods, starting in ports with the highest numbers of registered vessels. It...

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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