Image

News

12/01/12 Final Recomendations Amendments Report

The Final Recomendations Amendments Report is now available.

Find out more.

28/10/11 Final RSG meeting report available

The Final Regional Stakeholder Group meeting (RSG 12) report has been added to the website.

Find out more.

26/10/11 Balanced Seas newsletter available

The final Balanced Seas newsletter is now available.

Find out more.

5/10/11 RSG and site meeting reports available

RSG 10 & 11 meeting reports plus site meeting reports have been added to the website.

Find out more.

13/9/11 Final Recommendations Summary Brochure

This brochure summarises the final recommendations for Marine Conservation Zones.

Find out more.

8/9/11 Media Release: Sea users recommend Marine Conservation Zones

Balanced Seas Regional Stakeholder Group publish recommendations for Marine Conservation Zones in the south-east

Find out more.

22/08/11 Balanced Seas newsletter available

The Balanced Seas August newsletter is now available.

Find out more.

13/07/11 RSG Meeting Reports added to RSG Resources section

RSG8, RSG9A and RSG9B meeting reports have been added to the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

07/07/11 Media Release - Minister Visits Balanced Seas

Media release: Minister discusses future Marine Conservation Zones in the south-east with stakeholders

Find out more.

01/07/11 Balanced Seas June newsletter available

The Balanced Seas June newsletter Issue 10 is now available.

Find out more.

17/06/11 Balanced Seas Draft Final Recommendations Report

Balanced Seas Draft Final Recommendations Report is now available.

Find out more.

13/06/11 Reports added to Local Group Resources

Reports for the fourth Local Group meetings have been added to the Local Group Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

6/6/11 Balanced Seas May newsletter available

The Balanced Seas May newsletter Issue 9 is now available.

Find out more.

1/06/11 Second Offshore Task Group meeting report available

The report of the second Offshore Task Group meeting is now available on the website.

Find out more.

4/5/11 Eighth Newsletter Available

The Balanced Seas April newsletter Issue 8 is available.

Find out more.

14/04/11 Media Release: Preliminary suggestions for marine conservation zones

Preliminary suggestions for marine conservation zones for South Kent and Sussex

Find out more.

14/04/11 Media Release: Preliminary suggestions for marine conservation zones

Preliminary suggestions for marine conservation zones for Solent, Isle of Wight and Hampshire

Find out more.

14/04/11 Media Release: Preliminary suggestions for marine conservation zones

Preliminary suggestions for marine conservation zones for South Suffolk, Essex, Thames, and North Kent

Find out more.

1/04/11 Balanced Seas Third Progress Report Summary available

The Balanced Seas Third Progress Report Summary brochure is available in the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

29/03/11 Isle of Wight site meeting report available

The Isle of Wight site meeting report is available in the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

10/03/11 Seventh RSG Meeting Report Available

The seventh RSG meeting report is available in the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

10/03/11 Second Inshore Task Group Meeting Report Available

The second Inshore Task Group meeting report is available in the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

10/03/11 Sixth RSG Meeting Report Available

The sixth Regional Stakeholder Group meeting report is available in the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

08/03/11 Media Release: Balanced Seas publish Third Progress Report

Taking steps towards Marine Conservation Zones in the south-east

Find out more.

03/03/11 Third Progress Report now available

The Third Progress Report is available in the RSG Resources section of this website.

Find out more.

24/02/11 Selsey Bill and Pagham site meeting report available

The Selsey Bill and Pagham site meeting report is now available in RSG Resources.

Find out more.

24/02/11 Seventh Newsletter Available

The Balanced Seas newsletter Issue 7 is available.

Find out more.

11/02/11 Dover site meeting report corrected

A correction has been made to the Dover site meeting report - a new version has been uploaded to the RSG Resources section of the website.

Find out more.

10/02/11 Media Release: Solent area sea users discuss MCZ Project

A group of local sea users and marine experts met in Cowes on Monday 7 February to discuss the potential for future MCZs to protect nationally important marine species and habitats in the Solent area.

Find out more.

02/02/11 Balanced Seas MCZ article in MYA Yearbook

The Medway Yachting Association has published an article in the 2011 Yearbook about the Marine Conservation Zone Project in the south-east.

Find out more.

25/01/11 RSG Resources updated with site meeting reports

The RSG Resources page has been updated with Dover and Beachy Head site meeting reports.

Find out more.

21/01/11 Clarification about the ‘Your Seas, Your Voice’ campaign

Clarification of the difference between the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) Project and the ‘Your Seas, Your Voice’ campaign.

Find out more.

5/1/11 Local Group Resources updated

Local Group Resources updated with third meeting reports and presentations.

Find out more.

5/1/11 SAP feedback to Second Progress Report available

SAP feedback to the Second Progress Report is now available.

Find out more.

23/12/10 Sixth Newsletter Available

Balanced Seas newsletter Issue 6 is available.

Find out more.

17/12/10 Extra time for the MCZ Project

News Release: Extra time for the Marine Conservation Zone Project

Find out more.

24/11/10 Fifth newsletter available

Issue 5, the November 2010 edition of the Balanced Seas newsletter is available.

Find out more.

24/11/10 New Factsheet

Visit the Guidance page under Resources for a factsheet about Marine Protected Areas in the UK.

Find out more.

22/11/10 New Resources

Visit the Guidance page under Resources for new information concerning MCZ reference areas, MMO byelaws and a MCZ fishing factsheet.

Find out more.

8/10/10 Second Regional Stakeholder Group Progress Report Available

Second progress report published concerning the development of Marine Conservation Zones in the south east.

Find out more.

Fourth newsletter available

Issue 4, the August 2010 edition of the Balanced Seas newsletter is available.

Find out more.

Meeting reports online

The July stakeholder group meeting reports are available.

Find out more.

First Regional Stakeholder Group Progress Report online

The first Progress Report is now available online.

Find out more.

Third newsletter

The third project update is now available online.

Find out more.

Regional Stakeholder Group second report

The report from the second Regional Stakeholder Group meeting is now available.

Find out more.

Local Group Meeting Reports

The reports from the first meetings of all three Local Groups are now available

Find out more.

Solent/Isle of Wight/Hampshire Local Group meeting report

The report from the first Solent/Isle of Wight/Hampshire Local Group meeting is now online.

Find out more.

Local Group Meetings

Over the last few weeks each of the three Local Groups has had its first meeting.

Find out more.

Regional Stakeholder Group Report

The report from the first Regional Stakeholder Group meeting is now online.

Find out more.

Regional Stakeholder Group Meets

The first meeting of the Regional Stakeholder Group was held on April 22nd. Find out more below.

Find out more.

Second Newsletter

The April 2010 edition of the Balanced Seas newsletter is now available.

Find out more.

Balanced Seas First Newsletter

Find out the latest developments in the Balanced Seas project with our regular newsletter

Find out more.

Our Liaison Officers

Find out what your Liaison Officers have been doing over the last few weeks

Find out more.

County Meeting Report

Find out about the five meetings and their outcomes

Find out more.

Balanced Seas meets Environment Secretary Hilary Benn.

The Marine and Coastal Access Bill received Royal Assent on 12 November 2009 which means a green light for Marine Conservation Zones.

Find out more.