Defra announce six week consultation on the third Tranche of Marine Conservation Zones


8 June 20183rd Tranche Marine Conservation Zones © JNCC


Today Defra have launched a six-week consultation on the Third Tranche of Marine Conservation Zones, which will close on Friday 20th July 2018.

Further information is available on the Defra website. A shapefile of those sites being consulted upon is available to download from the Natural England website.

JNCC’s advice on offshore Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) considered for designation in 2018 as part of Tranche Three is available to download.