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Sea Life, Our Life ~ Routes to thriving seas and coastal communities

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Macphail Centre

5 Mill Street

Ullapool

IV26 2UN

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9.30 Registration + Refreshments


10.00 Welcome: Chair
10.10 Living Seas: Noel Hawkins, Scottish Wildlife Trust
10.30 Crown Estate Scotland : Working with coastal communities: Crown Estate Scotland
10.45 Cooperative working on the Clyde: What can be achieved: Clyde Marine Planning Partnership
11.00 Community involvement in marine surveys: Owen McGrath, Scottish Natural Heritage
11.15 Panel Discussion


11.30 Comfort break


11.45 Seabirds and Marine Plastics: Elizabeth Marsden, UHI Environmental Research Institute"
12.00 Creel fishing: Working together to reduce entanglements: Ellie MacLennan,
British Divers Marine Life Rescue
12.15 Ullapool Harbour Trust : Our place in the marine environment: Topher Dawson, Ullapool Harbour Trust
12.30 Oysters and seaweeds: Sustainable sea production: Ailsa McLellan, Ockran Oysters
12.45 Panel Discussion


13.15 Lunch


14.30 New insights into Basking Sharks: Suz Henderson, Scottish Natural Heritage

Move to workshops
15.00 Workshops focussing on future action.

  1. Community involvement in marine surveys: Led by Owen McGrath, Scottish Natural Heritage

  2. Marine planning: how to do it: Led by Shona Turnbull, Highland Council

  3. Marine environmental education: what’s needed: Led by Jenny Grant, Andy Summers, High Life Highland Rangers

  4. Marine rubbish and pollution: planning future action: Led by Noel Hawkins, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Julien Moreau, Plastic@bay


15.45 Report back from workshop - emphasing ideas for future action: Workshop Leaders
16.15 Thanks and goodbye: Chair


Lunch will be provided - suitable for vegetarians, but if you have other dietary requirements get in touch with Caroline at highlandenvironmentforum@gmail.com

Places are limited, so please get in touch if you find that you can't come.

This event is made possible by funding from our generous sponsors:

Crown Estate Scotland, Ullapool Harbour Trust Highland Council, Scottish Natural Heritage.

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