1. Sustainability of Fisheries in The Wash

    26 May 2022 12:30

    Each year, Eastern IFCA conducts extensive cockle surveys on the inter-tidal sandbanks and mudflats of The Wash – a designated Marine Protected Area. We do this because inRead More >

  2. Press release: Code of Best Practice launched to tackle lost gear in Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ

    20 May 2022 10:18

    Joint Press Release  Release Date: 20th May 2022 Fishing gear that is left at sea for extended periods, for example because it is lost, snagged or not tendedRead More >

  3. Management Update: Outcome report on the informal consultation on the Code of Best Practice for potting in Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ now published

    17 May 2022 13:27

    Eastern IFCA ran an informal consultation on a fishing industry Code of Best Practice developed to address the issue of lost gear in the MCZ. We have carefullyRead More >

  4. Wash Fishery Order 1992 Interim Policies

    10 March 2022 15:16

    Pending the introduction of new policies on access to the Wash cockle and mussel fisheries upon the expiry of the Wash Fishery Order 1992 early next year, theRead More >

  5. Temporary Closure of Shellfish Fisheries 2022: Wash Restricted Area

    10 February 2022 12:13

    The Authority has closed to all shellfish fisheries the area covering the Wash Restricted Area (i.e. the area between the Wash Fishery Order 1992 and the Le StrangeRead More >

  6. Wash Fishery Order 1992 Mussel Relaying Fishery: consultation

    28 January 2022 15:12

    Eastern IFCA are consulting with Wash Fishery Order 1992 Licence Holders about a potential mussel relaying fishery in The Wash.   For more information about the proposals andRead More >

  7. Online Community Workshops: Marine Debris Removal in the East of England

    20 January 2022 9:34

    As part of ongoing efforts to come up with innovative, local solutions to the problem of litter in the seas, the East of England Plastics Coalition’s Marine DebrisRead More >

  8. Wash and North Norfolk Coast Marine Debris Pilot Project

    19 January 2022 11:45

    As a partner of the East of England Plastics Coalition (EEPC), Eastern IFCA is pleased to announce the launch of a new pilot project to tackle marine debrisRead More >

  9. Informal Consultation: Wash Several Order 2022 Application

    18 January 2022 16:20

    Wash Several Order 2022 application: informal consultation Eastern IFCA is applying to become the grantee of a Several Order to manage aquaculture in The Wash to replace theRead More >

  10. Marine Science and IFCO Vacancies

    12 January 2022 14:20

    We have vacancies within both our Enforcement  and Marine Science Teams   Closing date for these vacancies is 28th January 2022.   More details are available on ourRead More >

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