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Reports and resources

Use the documents, presentations and reports on this page to find out more about the Irish Sea and our project to identify areas of it for environmental protection.
 
If you can't find what you're looking for from this page, further information and documents about the national Marine Conservation project are available from the websites of Natural England and JNCC.

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Download our PowerPoint presentation about marine conservation zones1 MB
Read the word-for-word report of our county workshop in Cheshire614 KB
Read the word-for-word report of our county workshop in Merseyside4 MB
Read the word-for-word report of our county workshop in Lancashire (part 1)3 MB
Read the word-for-word report of our county workshop in Lancashire (part 2)2 MB
Read the word-for-word report of our county workshop in Cumbria (part 1)4 MB
Read the word-for-word report of our county workshop in Cumbria (part 2)2 MB
Download our leaflet on the Irish Sea Conservation Zone project704 KB
Find out how our important stakeholder group was set up92 KB
Find out about the different kinds of Marine Protected Areas that will make up the UK's network332 KB
Read the full report on our first Regional Stakeholder Group meeting1 MB
Read the full report from the second of our Regional Stakeholder Group meetings493 KB
Download our quick reference version of the important ecological guidance for setting up Marine Conservation Zones.2 MB
Read the guidance on locating Marine Conservation Zones in areas with existing or planned marine activities, such as wind farms.676 KB
Read the full report from our third Regional Stakeholder Group meeting401 KB
Find out how and when any fishing restrictions would be applied in Marine Conservation Zones.145 KB
Read the full report from our fourth Regional Stakeholder Group meeting2 MB
Read the full report from our fifth Regional Stakeholder Group meeting618 KB
Read the report from our Focus Group meetings596 KB
Read the report of our sixth Regional Stakeholder Group meeting2 MB
Read the report of our seventh Regional Stakeholder Group meeting2 MB
Read the report of our eighth Regional Stakeholder Group meeting2 MB
Letter to those who didn't get a place in the stakeholder group57 KB
Process Group Meeting Following 2nd Stakeholder Group Workshop280 KB
ISCZ Process Group Notes April 11 (4)387 KB
ISCZ Gap Report796 KB
Focus Group Meeting_rMCZ 8653 KB
Stakeholder Group Structure Discussion502 KB
Stakeholder Group Information Note34 KB
ISCZ End of Process Evaluation Report370 KB
ISCZ Steering Group Questionnaire results - Cheshire310 KB
ISCZ Steering Group Questionnaire results - Cumbria615 KB
ISCZ Steering Group Questionnaire results - Lancashire518 KB
ISCZ Steering Group Questionnaire results - Merseyside333 KB
ISCZ Estuaries workshop report291 KB
ISCZ end of process evaluation summary234 KB