Archive for August 2011

Management Scheme consultation open

The draft Carmarthen Bay & Estuaries EMS Management Scheme is open to comment until 31 October 2011.  Responses from the public, stakeholders, local communities and regulatory and management authorities are invited and welcomed.

The Scheme document and supporting technical annexes can be downloaded here.

Three Rivers Cockle Fishery Closure

Stocks have fallen to a level which do not currently allow for a Fishery. Consequently, the Welsh Government has issued a Public Notice which maintains the fishery closure until 5 September 2011. Welsh Government Fisheries Science staff will continue to monitor the cockle population.  They will monitor with a view to considering if cockle growth might allow a fishery to take place later in 2011.

More here