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Wild Teesside

Celebrating 30 years of Industry & Nature. Written by INCA Staff to celebrate their 30th Anniversary, this book is a fascinating insight recognising that nature conservation and industry successfully co-exist on Teesside . The book is available to buy for £12.50 incl P&P. Contact

INCA publishes seal article in respected periodical

The birth of INCA 30 years ago coincided with the start of the Tees Seals Research Project, which has monitored the health of the seal population on Teesside every year since. INCA has been managing this project for the last 27 of those 30 years with the help of a dedicated bunch of volunteers,w ho between them stand out in all weathers for fours hours a day, seven days a week, 13 weeks of the year monitoring seals.

Little Tern Season

The maximum number of Little Terns recorded in 2018 was 144 on 2 June, broadly equivalent to 72 pairs. The minimum number of nest-scrapes active at any one time was 9 at Crimdon and 1 at South Gare. However, no eggs were successfully hatched, largely because of persistent problems with crow predation at Crimdon. This was the first year of total breeding failure at Teesmouth since 2012.

Tees MoU Annex and Implementation Plan Published

Following the Memorandum of Understanding launch in October 2017, Natural England has now completed and issued the Annex to the MoU and a MoU implementation plan which aim to provide greater certainty and clarity about the regulatory process for industry in the Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast area. The Annex and implementation document are in draft […]

Site Biodiversity Action Plans

Landscaped and undeveloped land owned by industry can provide havens for wildlife.  INCA has  worked with a number of our members preparing and then helping them to implement Site Biodiversity Actions Plans (Site BAPs)  These identify the main wildlife habitats and species occurring on the site and provide cost-effective recommendations by which habitats and species […]