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Creamery Weir Removal Project features in ITV Border News

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ITV Border News ran a feature on the Creamery Weir removal project last week. Representatives from RAFTS, Galloway Fisheries Trust and SEPA were all interviewed. The feature can be seen here.

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Creamery Weir removal is go!!

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The Creamery Weir, situated on a tributary of the Tarff Water close to Twynholm in Dumfries and Galloway, is a barrier to fish migration. RAFTS has project managed Feasibility/Optioneering and Design phases, and now we have reached the stage where … Read the whole article

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Avon Water Barriers Project; works phase begins

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The Avon Water Barriers Project works phase moved into gear in early July, and as the photos below show, things are progressing well towards installation of informal fish passes at both Ferniegair and Millheugh weirs. An access route at Ferniegair … Read the whole article

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Invitation to tender – hatchery appraisal study: River Dee

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The Dee District Salmon Fishery Board invites organisations to tender for a hatchery appraisal study on the Dee. An overview of the project can be viewed HERE and a copy of the Dee DSFB standard terms and conditions can be obtained … Read the whole article

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RAFTS releases ‘Managing River Restoration’ library of guidance notes

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In recognition of the varying levels of river restoration management experience in the sector, and also the number of alternative methods available for river restoration management, RAFTS is pleased to publish a series of guidance notes entitled ‘Managing River Restoration: … Read the whole article

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Mapping Fisheries Workshop, Edinburgh, March 1st-2nd –Last Minute Places Available

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Mapping, as a tool to underpin fisheries and environmental management is developing rapidly. If you would like to hear how mapping has supported fisheries management, or if you have an interest in innovative approaches to barrier assessments, beaver-salmonid habitat mapping, … Read the whole article

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Wild Fisheries Consultation – February 2016

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Views sought on new management framework Everyone with an interest in the future of wild fisheries and habitats have been urged to contribute views on new proposals to improve their conservation and management. A consultation on the Scottish Government’s draft … Read the whole article

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High hopes for a successful season on the River Spey

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With the new season approaching, the Spey Fishery Board is optimist for another successful year following much improved catches in 2015.  Last year’s grilse catch was the best since 2010, so the prospects are good for the 2016 spring/summer salmon … Read the whole article

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Dee Salmon Board vows that fishery will bounce back from Storm Frank impact

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The Dee Salmon Fishery Board held a seminar for river beat owners and ghillies at Banchory Lodge Hotel on Thursday 14 January. The seminar, attended by over 100, followed intensive dialogue behind the scenes between the Board and public agencies, … Read the whole article

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RAFTS welcomes secondee

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RAFTS is pleased to advise that a secondee has today commenced a short-term contract with the organisation. Carina Agnew has 10 years experience as a project manager within the water environment, and will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge … Read the whole article

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