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Feb 01,2009  by SACN

Sharkatag 2009


imageSharkatag2009 Your chance to help Scottish Sharks 12-13-14 June 2009 As many anglers appreciate through personal experience, the stocks of several species of shark in Scottish waters have been seriously depleted; Sharkatag2009 is an organised tagging event ... [full story]


May 20,2008  by SACN

SACN Appoints Regional Co-ordinator for the South-East


imageSACN has appointed John Hills as the SACN Regional Co-ordinator for the South-East. John's role will be to liase with SACN members in the South-East and to take the lead on regional and local issues that are likely to affect members, as well as ... [full story]


Nov 20,2007  by SACN

SACN in Parliament


imageThis week SACN's Leon Roskilly was asked to deliver a presentation to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Marine and Coast Issues on the Marine Bill Proposals. The meeting, attended by MPs and addressed by the Fisheries Minister Jonathan Shaw, took ... [full story]


Nov 11,2007  by SACN

Anglers at European Table


imageScottish anglers attend European conference and EU Parliamentary dinner Denis Kelly and Ian Burrett have just returned from Brussels where they attended a conference organized by the Shark Alliance - a coalition of more than forty conservation, fishing, diving, and ... [full story]


Oct 02,2007  by SACN

Illegal Netters Nabbed


imageAn Environment Agency Wales operation to catch illegal fishermen on the Loughor Estuary again proved successful as two Burry Port men were caught last Friday night (21 September). Environmental crime officers, assisted by South Wales Police, apprehended the men for ... [full story]


Jul 18,2007  by SACN

New Organisation for Scotland


imageOver the past months the SOS in Scotland and SACN (Scotland) and the SFSA Conservation Team have worked together to address a number of marine conservation issues; this has greatly increased the political recognition of RSA in Scotland and allowed ... [full story]


Mar 21,2007  by SACN

Leon Roskilly to Stand Down


imageSACN Co-ordinator Leon Roskilly has announced his intention to stand down from the SACN Executive Group by the end of 2008. In a proposal to transform the governance of SACN before then, by electing a committee to oversee the future running ... [full story]


Mar 21,2007  by SACN

Dave Morton Accepts SFC Post


imageDave Morton, the SACN Regional Co-ordinator for the North-East has been offered a vacant seat which has arisen on the Northumberland Sea Fisheries Committee for an angling representative.  An invitation which he has accepted. A number of the SACN Executive Group members already sit ... [full story]


Feb 10,2007  by SACN

Bag Limits for Cornwall (Updated 13 Feb 07)


imageAt a recent meeting of the Cornwall Sea Fisheries Committee (attended by six representatives from DEFRA down from London), a proposal that bag limits should be imposed on unlicensed fishermen was put forward and accepted. A background paper that the committee ... [full story]


Feb 08,2007  by SACN

SACN in MPA News


imageMPA news is a monthly electronic publication distributed worldwide from Washington, USA. It deals with issues surrounding the establishment and maintenance of Marine Protected Areas and is read by many people involved in their establishment. The SACN article is a shortened version ... [full story]



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