News February 2016

Application for Fisheries Local Action Group 18th February 2016

Northumberland County Council in partnership with NIFCA are submitting an application to the European Maritime Fisheries Fund to form a Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) within our district and we want to hear your views. Please follow the links...

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NIFCA News February 2016 16th February 2016

Please see the latest edition of NIFCA News HERE.

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Moorbridge School Newsletter 15th February 2016

NIFCA has been working with Moorbridge School to improve the student’s knowledge of native marine life, conservation measures and the local fishing industry. Please see their newsletter featuring an article about their work with NIFCA HERE.

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2015 V-notching report 15th February 2016

The Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority have been running a lobster v-notching scheme since 2000, through which, a total of 18,274 female lobsters have been v-notched and released into the district. In 2015, a further 1028 lobsters were...

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Consultation – Technical measures to recover the Farn Deeps Nephrops stock 11th February 2016

Defra are inviting views on recovery measures that UK Fisheries Administrations propose to introduce during March 2016 in order to prevent further diminution of the Nephrops stock in the Farn Deeps (Functional Unit 6 in the North Sea).  The options...

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