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  • Proactive estuary management plans for all South Hams estuaries (South Hams District Council)

  • A set of Local Nature Reserve by-laws have been established as a safety net to protect the environmental integrity of the Salcombe- Kingsbridge estuary, including the management control of contentious activities such as crab-tiling. (South Hams District Council)

  • Representing coalitions of water user groups through open processes in the determination of a Harbour Revision Order, including the design and creation of new public facilities. (Teign Estuary Partnership)

  • Delivering sustainable development through project work e.g. Renewable Energy Moving Forward Project incorporates outputs and outcomes for ensuring economic viability (horticultural industry made more self-sustaining and resilient), social development (business-school links, educational CD-Rom, two work placements with bursaries) and good environmental stewardship (tackling climate change and reducing environmental footprint of major sector). (Wash Estuary Strategy Group)

Improved access:

  • Fore Shores: a series of ‘art walks’ for four separate routes on the Isle of Sheppey. (Medway Swale Estuary Partnership).

  • Circular walk at Faversham creek: including improved access for wheelchairs and buggies and a guide to the walk. (Medway Swale Estuary Partnership).

  • Raptor viewing points on the Isle of Sheppey: providing safe viewing points and car parking at a popular area for raptor watching. (Medway Swale Estuary Partnership).

  • Progressing a feasibility study on the establishment of a North West Coastal Trail (North West Coastal Forum).

  • Building several public access wildlife observation structures within the Salcombe-Kingsbridge estuary. (South Hams District Council)


  • Conflict resolution between the many and varied user groups of coastal zones, particularly estuaries - (personal watercraft/fast leisure craft, third-party insurance, moorings, houseboats, zoning, speed limits, crab tiling, shellfisheries, regulatory orders, etc.) (Taw Torridge Estuary Forum)

  • Attracting EC funding for the COASTATLANTIC project which has aided the delivery of:

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      Interpretation panels and leaflets within four local authority areas;


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