"The most comprehensive instrument of EU water policy, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), is currently up for evaluation (‘fitness check’) to assess if is fit for purpose. The WFD is the single most important piece of EU legislation to protect and improve the water quality and the life in our rivers and lakes, wetlands, [...]
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Are you planning a fishing holiday in the South Baltic region? The Catch team has developed new flyer designs promoting the website www.fishingsouthbaltic.eu They are available in five different languages : Flyer_PL Flyer_LT Flyer_DE Flyer_DE Flyer_GB
On December 17th and 18th 2018 the EU Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) will decide on fishing opportunities for 2019 and will address measures for critically endangered European eel. ICES has yet again repeated their advice that: “all anthropogenic impacts (e.g. caused by recreational and commercial fishing on all stages, hydropower, pumping stations, and pollution) that decrease [...]
On Monday 3 December 2018 the Ministry of the Interior and Europe of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania invited to a discussion meeting to the state capital Schwerin. The topic of the event was the current political development in the Baltic Region and the impact on cross-border cooperation. After welcoming remarks by the host Siegbert Eisenach, managing director [...]
CATCH took the opportunity to present the new multilingual information platform www.fishingsouthbaltic.eu to a diverse group of anglers at the fair “AngelWelt” in Berlin, 30 November – 02 December 2018. At the stand of associated partner the Tourism Association Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania CATCH was exhibitor of this year’s “AngelWelt Berlin” to promote recreational fishing opportunities in [...]
This year's Baltic Sea Tourism Forum was fused with the Latvian Toursim Forum in Riga, Estonia. A combination of events that ended up in an estonishing atmosphere of departure, wanderlust, change and creation. From 14.-15. November 2018 around 500 participants met in an exceptionally beautiful location in Riga to listen to inspiring talks and to find [...]
The Photo competition will be held within the South Baltic Region. Countries participating are Denmark, Germany, Lithuania and Poland. The pictures taken within the competition are meant to give an impression of the possibilities for coastal recreational fishing, the nature and sustainable tourism within the region. The photo competition is organized by EUCC-Germany and will [...]
The Catch project was presented to the participants of the nature and guard workshops "COMPREHENSIVE PROTECTION OF RIVER HABITATS THE WAY TO IMPROVE THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF FISH " 16 - 17 November 2018 in Zatom. The aim of the workshop is to strengthen social watchdog activities in the field of protection of bi-environmental fish in [...]
ICES Working Group on Eels has today released the new report on the state of the European eel population. "The status of eel remains critical. Indices of both glass and yellow eel recruitment strongly declined from 1980 to about 2010, and have remained at a low level since. The annual recruitment of glass eel to European waters in [...]
Project CATCH partners met again at the 6th international meeting in Nida, Lithuania at 8-9th November 2018. At the meeting the results of joint work of the project partners were presented. This is particularly about the already prepared website http://www.fishingsouthbaltic.eu/ and the program of the final conference of the Catch project that will take place [...]