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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Tree Work Application process streamlined

DEFA introduces new policy document. Changes to the way DEFA manages its responsibility for protecting trees are on the horizon.  The Tree Protection Act...
Monday, 11 December 2017

Poster campaign to promote importance of building control

A poster campaign aimed at highlighting the importance of building control and the role it plays in creating a safe environment has been launched.  The...
Tuesday, 5 December 2017

New commercial board to run meat plant

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture has today, Monday 4 December 2017, announced that a new commercial board is being put in place to run the...
Monday, 4 December 2017

Marketing workshops for food and drink businesses

Food and drink businesses are invited to sign up for marketing workshops being run by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA). The workshops...
Monday, 27 November 2017

New way forward proposed for meat plant

The Isle of Man’s meat plant will continue to operate while the Government puts in place a strategy to secure its longer term future. The Department of...
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Public urged to report poachers

Illegal fishing activity damages the Island’s economy and biodiversity and should be reported. That is the message from the Department of Environment, Food and...
Monday, 13 November 2017

Public consulted over further measures to eradicate cattle disease

The public is being consulted over the introduction of further measures to eradicate a disease that can kill cattle. Bovine viral diarrhoea is highly...
Monday, 13 November 2017

Reminder over licences after fines for illegal angling

Anglers must have a licence to fish the Island’s rivers and reservoirs. The reminder from the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) follows...
Monday, 30 October 2017

Catch limits in place for start of king scallop fishing season

Catch limits and other controls to prevent over-fishing will be rigorously enforced when the king scallop season opens in Manx waters on Wednesday (1st...
Monday, 30 October 2017

New trails and activities for Island’s forests

The Department of Economic Development (DED), in partnership with the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA), has mapped out mountain bike...
Thursday, 26 October 2017
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