The Solent Forum

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The Solent Forum is an independent coastal partnership, established in 1992 to develop a greater understanding among the many local and harbour authorities, user groups, marine businesses and agencies involved in planning and management of the Solent. It assists and advises them in carrying out their functions. The Forum now has over 50 members organisations representing a wide range of sectors. Download the Solent Forum brochure.

Events & Notifications

Natural Environment Group - 21/04/2021

The Spring 2021 meeting of the Natural Environment Group will take place on 21 April 2021. Read More

Solent Forum - 13/10/2021

The Autumn 2021 meeting of the Solent Forum will take place on 13 October 2021 via MS Teams or in Portsmouth. It will commence at 10am.
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Hurst Spit to Lymington Project

Posted 06/04/2021 12:53

The Environment Agency is working in partnership with New Forest District Council, Hampshire County Council, Natural England and JBA Consulting to explore a sustainable future regarding the risk from flooding and coastal erosion between Hurst Spit and Lymington. Watch an introductory video on the Project.

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Solent Oyster Restoration Hatchery

Posted 25/03/2021 09:43

The country’s first oyster restoration hatchery has opened in the Solent. The hatchery, opened by the University of Portsmouth and Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), will provide a million native oysters a year for a restoration project that could transform the Solent’s water quality and increase its marine biodiversity.

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