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Regional Stakeholder Group Resources

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Final Recommendations Report (September 2011)

Balanced Seas Final Report - Recommended Marine Conservation Zones
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Map of recommended Marine Conservation Zones in the south-east
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rMCZ 2 Stour & Orwell
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rMCZ 3 Blackwater Crouch Roach Colne
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rMCZ 5 Thames Estuary
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rMCZ 6 Medway Estuary
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rMCZ 7 Thanet Coast
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rMCZ 8 Goodwin Sands
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rMCZ 9 Offshore Foreland
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rMCZ 10 The Swale Estuary
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rMCZ 11.1 Dover to Deal
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rMCZ 11.2 Dover to Folkestone
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rMCZ 13.1 Beachy Head East
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rMCZ 13.2 Beachy Head West
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rMCZ 14 Offshore Brighton
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rMCZ 16 Kingmere
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rMCZ 17 Offshore Overfalls
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rMCZ 19 Norris to Ryde
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rMCZ 20 The Needles
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rMCZ 21 Wight-Barfleur Extension
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rMCZ 22 Bembridge
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rMCZ 23 Yarmouth to Cowes
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rMCZ 24.2 Fareham Creek
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rMCZ 25.1 Pagham Harbour
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rMCZ 25.2 Selsey Bill and the Hounds
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rMCZ 26 Hythe Bay
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rMCZ 28 Utopia
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rMCZ 29 East Meridian
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rMCZ 29.2 East Meridian (eastern side)
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rMCZ 30 Kentish Knock East
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rMCZ 31 Inner Bank
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rRA 1 Colne Point
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rRA 2 South Mersea
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rRA 3 Holehaven Creek
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rRA 4 Westgate Promontory
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rRA 5 Turner Contemporary
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rRA 6 Goodwin Knoll
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rRA 7 South Foreland Lighthouse
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rRA 8 Hythe Flats
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rRA 9 Belle Tout to Beachy Head Lighthouse
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rRA 10 Dolphin Head
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rRA 11 Church Norton Spit
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rRA 12 Mixon Hole
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rRA 13 North Utopia
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rRA 14 Wight-Barfleur
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rRA 15 Tyne Ledges
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rRA 16 Wootton Old Mill Pond
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rRA 17 King's Quay
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rRA 18 St Catherines Point
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rRA 19 Newtown Harbour
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rRA 20 Alum Bay
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rRA 21 Culver Spit
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rRA 22 N Mistley
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rRA 23 Abbots Hall Farm
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rRA 24 Harwich Haven
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rRA 25 Flying Fortress
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Ministerial Visit to RSG10 (6 July 2010)

RSG10 was followed by a visit from Richard Benyon, Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries. Sue Wells, Project Manager, began by welcoming the Minister. Hannah Thomas, MPA Planner, then gave a presentation to summarise the history and progress of the Balanced Seas network over the duration of the project so far. This was followed by a short statement from the Minister and a Q&A session with members of the RSG.

Summary of the question and answer session

Letter from Richard Benyon to Balanced Seas 28 June 2011

Balanced Seas Regional Stakeholder Group letter to Minister 4 May 2011

Draft Final Recommendations Report (9 June 2011) and feedback from Science Advisory Panel (SAP)

Balanced Seas overview of SAP feedback to Draft Final Recommendations Report

SAP feedback to Draft Final Recommendations Report

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Third Progress Report and Science Advisory Panel (SAP) feedback

Second Progress Report and Science Advisory Panel (SAP) feedback

First Progress Report and Science Advisory Panel (SAP) feedback

Site Meeting Reports

Regional Stakeholder Group Meeting Reports

RSG7 Meeting Report - 15 February 2011
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Inshore Task Group Meeting 2 Report - 9 February 2011
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RSG 6 Meeting Report - 26-27 January 2011
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RSG 6 Meeting Report Supporting Notes - 26-27 January 2011
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Essex/Thames/North Kent Inshore Task Group meeting report - 7 Dec 2010
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Solent, Sussex and South Kent Inshore Task Group meeting report - 7 December 2010
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Offshore Task Group meeting report - 30 November 2010
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RSG report of fifth meeting (October 2010)
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Presentation given at fifth RSG meeting (October 2010)
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RSG Report of fourth meeting
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Presentation given at fourth RSG meeting
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RSG report of third meeting
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Presentation given at third RSG meeting
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RSG report of second meeting
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Presentation given at second RSG meeting
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RSG report of first meeting
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Presentation given at first RSG meeting
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Impact Assessments

November 2010 draft Impact Assessment
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September 2010 Impact Assessment Draft
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