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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Entries invited for UNESCO biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries are invited for the first UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards, with categories for Energy, Economic Sustainability, Environment and Education/public...
Monday, 2 July 2018

Publication List 29.6.18

In accordance with the Orders and Regulations listed below, the most recent planning applications received and validated for publication are now available for...
Friday, 29 June 2018

Chefs demonstrate mouth-watering excellence of Manx ingredients

The finalists of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s (DEFA) Chef of the Year and Student Chef of the Year competitions have been...
Friday, 29 June 2018

Applications for commercial sea fishing licences now being accepted

Applications are now being accepted for a licence to fish commercially within the Isle of Man’s territorial waters between 1 August 2018 and 31 March 2019. It...
Thursday, 28 June 2018

Scouts fly the Manx flag at Isle of Wight biosphere event

Scouts, Cubs and Beavers in the Isle of Wight will fly the Manx flag at a Biosphere-themed Mardi Gras Carnival on Saturday (30 June).  A public celebration...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Free low energy lightbulbs will help public save money and the environment

Some of the Island’s less well-off households are to receive support under a new initiative from the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA),...
Monday, 25 June 2018

Anglers reassured following trout farm incident

Anglers in the Isle of Man are being assured that fish stocks for the Island’s reservoirs are unaffected following the death of 4,500 fish at Glen Wyllin trout...
Wednesday, 20 June 2018

‘Lost words’ nature book gifted to all isle of man primary schools

Primary school pupils are being reacquainted with words connected with the natural world that are in danger of being lost to the language.  Every primary...
Thursday, 14 June 2018

Public reminded of protected wildlife responsibilities

The public are being reminded of their responsibilities if they encounter animals protected under the Wildlife Act 1990.  It follows recent sightings of...
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Showcase of Manx produce at the heart of the TT action

The Isle of Man’s expanding range of home-grown and reared food and drink is once again at the heart of the TT with the return of the ‘Artisan Island’ food tent...
Friday, 1 June 2018
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