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Isle of Wight Estuaries Project

c/o Enterprise House
Monks Brook
Isle of Wight
PO30 5WB

Contact: Sue Hawley
Tel: 01983 823893

Type of partnership: Neutral, broad-based and honest broker role.
Marine Plan Area: 6. South Inshore

The Isle of Wight Estuaries Project aims to promote and co-ordinate the integrated use of the Islands estuaries through partnership and develop understanding of estuarine features and processes. It is supported by Cowes Harbour Commission, Environment Agency, Isle of Wight Council, Natural England and Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners.

Core ServicesAdditional Services
  • Provision of network opportunities
  • Facilitation role
  • Communication - dissemination of the relevant information
  • Community engagement and awareness raising
  • Informing coastal/maritime planning, policy, legislation and strategy
  • Providing a central point of contact for coastal issues
  • Promote collaborative working
  • Commisioning of delivering relevant research
  • Provision of coastal services
  • Strategy/management planning
  • Tourism/recreation
  • Partnership working, project delivery, fundraising
  • Other
Core PurposesDesignations
  • Integrated planning and management of the coast (ICZM)
  • Environmental management/conservation
  • Influencing policy and legislation.
  • To assist agencies and authorities in carrying out their function on the coast.
  • AONB
  • Local Nature Reserve
  • SSSI
  • SPA
  • SAC
  • Ramsar Site

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