1. Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021: informal consultation

    28 January 2021 18:08

    Eastern IFCA are consulting with fishermen in The Wash bivalve fisheries as part of the work to replace the Wash Fishery Order (WFO) 1992 when it expires inRead More >

  2. Formal Consultation: Whelk Permit Byelaw 2016 and Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018—Additional Permit Conditions and Eligibility Criteria

    18 January 2021 12:05

    Update 22/02/2021: This consultation is now closed Eastern IFCA are consulting with whelk and shrimp fishermen in our district on proposals for additional permit conditions and eligibility criteriaRead More >

  3. Consultation News – Outcome Reports Published

    13 January 2021 15:58

    Eastern IFCA undertakes regular consultation and engagement relating to different fishing activity and fisheries management which provide stakeholders with the opportunity to inform our decision making. The outcomeRead More >

  4. Temporary Closure of Shellfish Fisheries: Consultation

    07 January 2021 16:17

    Update 22/02/2021: This consultation is now closed   The Authority intends to renew the closure of the Wash Restricted Area Fishery (i.e. the area between the Wash FisheryRead More >

  5. Exciting opportunity to manage inshore fisheries and conservation in the Eastern district

    02 December 2020 15:35

    The MMO is looking to recruit several members to the Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (EIFCA).   EIFCA needs members who will take a balanced approach toRead More >

  6. Seafarers UK Supports Safety Folder for Fishers

    20 November 2020 10:45

    Seafarers UK is supporting the Safety Folder as it embarks on a campaign to increase its use by fishing boat owners, skippers and crew across the UK.  Read More >

  7. Are you ready for 1 January 2021? Join the MMO to find out how to prepare

    13 November 2020 15:30

    On 1 January 2021, the UK will begin new trading relationships with the EU and the rest of the world. We have been listening to our marine andRead More >

  8. Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge – MMO call for evidence

    12 November 2020 11:38

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is the government’s principal regulator for most activities in English waters. This includes the management of activities in marine protected areas (MPAs), exceptRead More >

  9. Informal Consultation: Managing access to Wash bivalve fisheries

    05 November 2020 10:55

    Updated: 19/12/2020 – This consultation is now closed.   Eastern IFCA are consulting with fishers in The Wash bivalve fisheries as part of the work to replace theRead More >

  10. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone – Research Report

    23 October 2020 13:54

    Natural England have published a research report on 23rd October 2020 “Human Impacts on Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ: Chalk complexity and population dynamics of commercial crustaceans”. ThisRead More >

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