Marine conservation policy changes in Northern Ireland

BASC is reviewing draft guidance that will be used to create marine conservation zones (MCZ) in Northern Ireland over the next two years. A consultation on the guidance closes on 31st January. BASC welcomes any advice or comments people might have on the consultation.

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Is the UK hitting UN targets on nature conservation?

BASC is reviewing a national report on how the UK has managed nature conservation under the terms of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity and welcomes any advice or comments people might have on the consultation.

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BASC helps Natural Resources Wales plan its future

BASC has responded to a consultation that will be used to develop Natural Resources Wales strategic work over the next three years. BASC has proposed working with the public body to help promote healthy quarry populations and habitats and to encourage access to shooting opportunities in Wales.

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Dog microchipping, licensing and muzzling in Scotland – have your say

The Scottish Government is consulting on the introduction of compulsory microchipping of all dogs in Scotland. The consultation also seeks views on the re-introduction of a dog licensing system and the muzzling of all dogs when in public places. Lastly, suggestions are invited on legislative or other measures that might reduce dog fouling.

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BASC submits ideas on £6 million Welsh Nature Fund

BASC has submitted ideas to the Welsh Government on how to make best use of a £6 million nature fund to help manage land and water to benefit nature, create new job opportunities and support communities in Wales.

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