FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Society and culture

  • Cornwall and Isles of Scilly FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly lie at the very south-western tip of Britain and are home to some of the most unique coastal features in the United Kingdom. The fisheries sector here is very diverse and versatile in terms of methods and target species.
  • Swietokrzyska FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG covers 18 municipalities located in the south-western part of Swietokrzyskie region. The FLAG area is mostly rural, with jobs located mainly in the towns of Jędrzejów, Małogoszcz, Sędziszów and Włoszczowa.
  • Valley of Tysmienica and Wieprz FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the northern part of the Lublin region, and it is strongly diversified in terms of nature and landscape. Settlements in this area have historically been linked with lakes and fishing and most fish farms still use traditional methods such as the natural feeding of fish.
  • Sandomierz Forest FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated between the rivers Vistula and San and covers remnants of the ancient forests of Sandomierz and Janów Lubelski.
  • Jurassic Fish FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the North-Eastern part of Silesia and most municipalities are part of the Polish Jurassic Highland. There are 35 fish farms, of which 12 are quite large (and have over 20 ha of fish ponds).
  • Fruit Trail FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area is situated in the western part of the Lublin region. It has very varied terrain, suitable for active tourism, and many protected areas. There are over 900 fish ponds.
  • Great Masurian Lakes FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is located in the north-western part of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie region. It is characterised by a high percentage of surface water (17% of the area). There are 119 lakes with a total area of around 34 000 hectares, as well as many forests and many protected areas.
  • Notec River FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the northern part of the Wielkopolska region around the Noteć river. More than half of the area is covered with forests and there are also many lakes and rivers. The natural assets of the area attract many tourists, especially for canoeing, birdwatching, angling, mushroom-gathering, horse-riding and hunting.
  • Vistula Lagoon FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG is situated in the north-western part of the Warminsko-Mazurskie region, close to the border with Kaliningrad (Russia). The region is home to five small fishing ports and 62 fishing boats (compared to 220 about 10 years ago), usually owned by one or two fishermen. Fishing takes place in the brackish waters of the lagoon, where the main catch is herring but also bream and pikeperch.
  • Suwalki-Augustow Lake District FLAG

    08/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers 20 municipalities and is of high natural value. Scenic landscapes with forests, hills and lakes attract a lot of tourism to the area, 60% of which is in the summer. Over 70% of the workforce is employed in agriculture (including fish farming), but incomes are low and there is a high level of unemployment (including high levels of long-term unemployment), especially among people with low skills.