Wembury Marine Conservation Area Advisory Group

Wembury Marine Conservation Area Advisory Group

Credit. Dr Paul Naylor

A Voice for Wembury's Natural Environment:

The Wembury Marine Conservation Area (MCA) Advisory Group was established in 1981 and has two main objectives:

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1. To promote the conservation and study of the Wembury Marine Conservation Area (MCA) as defined in the map below.

2. To promote the education of the public, school children and students in the principles of marine conservation by the use of various interpretive media with due regard to intensifying pressures on a vulnerable site.

Marine Conservation Area map

(to be updated with new map)

Wembury MCA Advisory Group's main aim is to support the Marine Centre in their brilliant engagement and education work, especially in inspiring youngsters about Wembury’s wonderful marine life. We also hope to give the Wembury Area a voice on marine conservation issues
Dr Paul Naylor
Chair - Wembury MCA Advisory Group

Code of Conduct

WAG Code of Conduct draft

Draft version, to be updated once approved.

The Wembury MCA Advisory Group committee has worked in partnership with statutory organisations to develop a Code of Conduct for the Wembury Marine Conservation Area.

The Code of Conduct is available to download here and more detailed guidelines can be downloaded here.

In addition, there is also a more specific Code of Conduct relating to scientific research in the Wembury Marine Conservation Area that can be downloaded here

Consultation responses:

Wembury Bay panorama Paul Naylor

Credit. Dr. Paul Naylor

The Wembury MCA Advisory Group committee respond and comment on consultations that have a direct impact on the Wembury Marine Conservation Area.

Click to view a collation of the responses in 2020 (to be added) and 2019.

 

Wembury MCA Advisory Group organise events throughout the year, please see below for their upcoming events:

Annual General Meetings

Wembury MCA Advisory Group's Annual General Meeting takes place in November each year, anyone with an interest in the Marine Conservation Area is welcome to attend.

The 2020 AGM was held via Zoom on Thursday 26th November, at 6.30 pm.

Minutes and statements from previous AGMs can be downloaded here:

2020 (to be added) 2019 2018

Wembury Advisory Group's constitution is available to download here

Wembury Marine Conservation Area Advisory Group (WAG) Committee and contact details:

Chair:              Paul Naylor - 07767 364949,  paul@marinephoto.co.uk

Secretary:      John Hepburn -  01752 863764,  mewstone.enterprises@gmail.com

Vice-chair:      Keith Hiscock

Treasurer:       Phil Pascoe

Members:       Teresa Naylor,   Jack Sewell,   Sally Sharrock   &   Roger Swinfen

Thongweed, snakelocks, ballan wrasse. Paul Naylor

Credit Paul Naylor