30 October 2019
Marine litter meeting in Durness

The marine litter group will be meeting in Durness Hall on Friday 6th December at 10.00 for 10.30 am. Anyone who is interested in what has been happening in the west and north-west Highlands is welcome to join us. There will also be a chance to discuss future opportuninites and the potential for joint working.







The draft programme is:

  • 10.00 Tea/ Coffee
  • 10.30 Introductions and welcome, Andy Summers

10.40 to  12.30

  • Food in My Belly ~  childrens’ responses to marine litter, Jenny Grant
  • Learning from litter data, Julien Moreau
  • Research from Thurso : UHI and marine challenges, TBC
  • Plastic inside Fulmar, and the Beach Track App, David & Avril Haines
  • Nursery campaigners in Lochinver, Fiona Saywell, TBC
  • Loch Duart Ltd: doing things differently, Ivan Lagoa
  • It’s not all rubbish ~ surveying and sausages, Sue Pomeroy
  • Any other updates

12.30 What next? Opportunities for joint action - including European eels

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Leave for Balnakeil

14.00 Tour of Plastic@Bay workshop

15.00 Close of meeting

If you'd like to join us get in touch with Caroline or turn up at the door.

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