Sustainable Sunday’s – Fishing Methods

It’s sustainable Sunday! Today we are looking at sustainable fishing methods, mainly lobster potting. Fishing is a vital part of Cornwall and most of the British coastline’s heritage. It supports the local economy and has provided a very important food resource for thousands of years. How we actually obtain our

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National Lobster Hatchery’s Buy One, Set One Free campaign generates vital funds for lobster conservation from Brighton to Brittany

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) in Padstow is well known in the UK for its quirky marketing initiatives to raise awareness about the importance of lobster conservation but its Buy One, Set One Free fundraising campaign has become so successful that it is now attracting attention in Europe. From Bigbury

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National Lobster Hatchery staff honoured with invitation to Buckingham Palace

General Manager, Dominic Boothroyd and Business Development Officer, Clare Stanley proudly represented the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) at a recent reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate 60 years of grant-making by the Garfield Weston Foundation. The Weston family has generously donated more than £1 billion to causes large and small

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Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow. This unique marine conservation charity works to improve the sustainability of the European Lobster, a valuable commercial species which

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Padstow’s pioneering National Lobster Hatchery scoops national aquaculture award

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) has been crowned the winner of the Stewardship & Sustainability Award at the inaugural 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards. Aquaculture involves the cultivating of fish, crustaceans or molluscs under controlled conditions. The 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards celebrated the achievements of a sector that is

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Padstow’s pioneering National Lobster Hatchery nominated for three aquaculture awards

Innovative conservation, research and education charity, the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has reached the shortlist in three categories of the 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards. Aquaculture involves the cultivating of fish, crustaceans or molluscs under controlled conditions. The inaugural 2018 Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards celebrate the achievements

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Padstow’s award-winning National Lobster Hatchery welcomes additional expertise to its Board of Trustees

The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) has welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees to assist with the development of its future strategy: Rob Clifford-Wing, Ed Coode and Lord St Levan. Born, raised and educated in Cornwall, and passionate about the Cornish fishing industry, Mr Clifford-Wing established Wing of

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Half-term fishy fun: Your chance to name a colossal crustacean at Padstow’s award-winning, all-weather attraction, the National Lobster Hatchery

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has welcomed a captivating creature from the deep – a colossal crustacean – to its Visitor Centre for tourists and local residents to meet and marvel at during next week’s half-term. Caught by local fisherman, John

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National Lobster Hatchery research project earns recognition through the Cornwall Sustainability Awards

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has won the Cornwall Sustainability Award for Best Contribution Towards Creating a Sustainable Food Economy from Nature to Plate for its innovative research project, Lobster Grower 2. The NLH operates a stock enhancement programme that encourages

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Educational Leaflets to Empower Seafood Consumers

A series of educational leaflets are ready to give out in our Visitor Centre, forming an excellent resource for students, teachers and anyone interested in learning more about important fisheries topics.  The aim is to empower seafood consumers with greater knowledge so that they can make more informed, sustainable purchasing

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