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Tracking big Deveron trout

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Read all about some astonishing migrations of brown trout within the River Deveron. Tracking work undertaken by the Moray Firth Trout Initiative and Deveron, Bogie and Isla Charitable Trust reveal the amazing distance some brown trout will travel within their … Read the whole article

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SFCC – Field Study Design Course – 2015

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For members of Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre Since the excellent contribution from IBIS at last year’s biologist’s meeting, SFCC have been looking for ways in which SFCC members can attend IBIS training courses. Jennifer Dodd has been extremely helpful and … Read the whole article

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Pearls in Peril Works to Restore the River Dee

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Three croys have been removed to restore the River Dee’s natural channel and flows and improve habitat for freshwater pearl mussels. The works were carried out by the Dee District Salmon Fishery Board and the River Dee Trust as part … Read the whole article

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The benefits of entertaining fish……..

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Some interesting findings, which really should not be too much of a surprise. These almost certainly have application to how we manage fish stocks and fisheries………click on the image to read more about this very interesting study.

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River Dee Trust Auction

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The River Dee Trust are holding an online auction with a very special lot donated by Sir Chris Hoy, a signed Team GB cycling suit worn by Sir Chris at the 2012 World Track Cycling Championships. The auction also contains … Read the whole article

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West Sutherland Fisheries Trust – September Newsletter

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Latest news from WSFT below – including Pearls in Peril work, smolt trapping, survey work and their fund-raising auction.

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RAFTS Barriers to Fish Migration – Project Update No 1 – September 2014

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RAFTS and its member trusts are working with SEPA to facilitate fish passage at a range of sites across Scotland. This work is being supported by the Water Environment Fund (WEF), assisted by other support provided by RAFTS, member trusts … Read the whole article

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Intern vacancy – Forth Fisheries Trust

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The Forth Fisheries Trust have an exciting opportunity for anyone in higher education in a Scottish University. The Trust has been awarded funding from Third Sector Internships Scotland to host an intern from November 2014 to April 2015, 2 days a … Read the whole article

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Fluvial Geomorphology course – 13/14 October

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Following the success of the Fluvial Geomorphology course run by Malcolm Newson of the Tyne Rivers Trust in July, RAFTS is pleased to announce that Malcolm has agreed to run the course again. We are aware that a number of … Read the whole article

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Pearl mussel protection stepped up in Kyle of Sutherland

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Surveillance of a Highland river system is to be stepped up as part of a national project to protect and monitor fragile populations of freshwater pearl mussels. The Riverwatch scheme will launch in the Kyle of Sutherland area on 15 … Read the whole article

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