Industry and Nature in Harmony

Archive of: 2014

Posted 10 September 2014

Humber Hounds has been busy this summer attending a number of dog shows and holding dog training at Theddlethorpe Saltfleetby Dunes and the Humber Bridge Country Park. A regular dog walking group has also started in Barton. Dog walkers have also been supporting the project via facebook where there are now over 100 people following the news feeds.

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Posted 10 September 2014

Centrica staff at Glanford Brigg Power Station celebrated World Biodiversity Day on 5th June by converting further areas of amenity grassland at the plant to wildflower meadow and building and installing bird and bat boxes at the site.

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Posted 10 September 2014

Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by moon and the sun and the rotation of the Earth. Other natural cycles such as the lunar nodal cycle also affect tides.

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Posted 10 September 2014

Following the success of their community tree planting project during National Tree Week last year when HNP member, Novartis Grimsby, planted over 1,700 trees at Habrough in conjunction with north Lincs Council, the Parish Council and Humber Conservation Volunteers, their involvement ensured the project continued apace on their Community Partnership Day on 20th May this year with the planting of hundreds of woodland wildflowers and the restoration of a wildlife pond at the site.

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Posted 10 March 2014

The coastal concordat is a standalone agreement about the consenting phase of development, complementing other government agency led initiatives to promote sustainable growth, including the Defra Network Offer to LEPs, City Deals and Enterprise Zones.

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Posted 10 March 2014

The latest data collected by Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) volunteers provide an up-to-date overview of the most important UK sites for waterbirds and evidence of continuing changes in their populations. The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has now published an interactive report for 2011/12.

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Posted 10 March 2014

Most readers will be familiar with the importance of the Humber Estuary for wildlife. Its mudflats, saltmarsh, lagoons and reedbeds are internationally important and so are the bird populations that they support. One feature of the Humber that can sometimes be overlooked, however, is its islands and the vital role they play for birds.

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Posted 10 March 2014

The North Eastern IFCA byelaw relating to the protection of seagrass communities behind Spurn Bight, was formally signed off by the Fisheries Minister on 30/01/2014 and is now in force. Eastern IFCA has submitted the Protected Area Byelaw to the MMO for quality assessment prior to ministerial consideration and we anticipate the byelaw to be in place prior to the May 2014 deadline.

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