Defra, the Environment Agency, Natural England and the Rural Payments Agency are developing a scheme under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) called the Water Environment Grant (WEG) to fund improvements to the water environment. The proposed scheme is being designed to support delivery of projects that are currently funded through the Water Environment […]

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New technology to improve the sustainability of the fishing industry Award winning start-up, SafetyNet Technologies, is seeking to revolutionize the fishing industry with a technology that uses lights to attract and repel fish, reducing by-catch. The equipment fits easily onto any fishing net, with ten to 20 lights required. The colour of light is controlled […]

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Sign up for the Catchment Based Approach information. Defra Minister Therese Coffey announces £6.3 million for rivers at the WaterLIFE Conference http://waterlife.org.uk/2017/03/defra-minister-announces-6-3-million-investment-rivers-wwf-event/ Funding is available based on the scale a catchment partnership operates at.  This remains unchanged from 2016/17 as follows: a full catchment scale partnerships can apply for up to £15,000, a sub-catchments scale […]

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  Marine Conservation Grants – Applications Invited   If you are planning a marine conservation project, you may be eligible to apply for a grant from Sea-Changers. We give a number of small grants (generally under £1,000) and tend to support grass roots and community based projects. The latest round of applications is currently open, […]

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