Association of Salmon Fishery Boards
The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) was established in 1932 to protect, preserve and develop salmon fisheries in Scotland. The Association is the representative body which attends to the interests of its members – Scotland’s 41 District Salmon
Atlantic Salmon Trust
Set up in 1967, the Atlantic Salmon Trust (AST) is involved in the funding and sponsorship of practical research programmes tackling the problems wild Atlantic Salmon and Sea Trout face today.
Biological Recording in Scotland
Fish Legal is a membership organisation that uses the law to protect our members’ fishery interests. In England, we act for the Angling Trust; as well as other members; in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, we take action for anglers of all disciplines
GB Non-native Species Secretariat
The Non-native Species Secretariat has responsibility for helping to coordinate the approach to invasive non-native species in Great Britain. We are responsible to a Programme Board which represents the relevant governments and agencies of England, Scotl
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
JNCC is the public body that advises the UK Government and devolved administrations on UK-wide and international nature conservation.
Marine Scotland Science
Marine Scotland Science provides expert scientific and technical advice to Government on marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture and the protection of the aquatic environment.
Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator
The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) became a Non-Ministerial Department and part of the Scottish Administration following commencement of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.
River Restoration Centre
The River Restoration Centre (RRC) exists to promote, facilitate and support best practice in river, watercourse and floodplain management across the UK. It aims to provides a focal point for the exchange and dissemination of information and expertise rel
Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland)
The Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) – S&TA(S) is a division of the Salmon & Trout Association – S&TA. The latter was formed in 1903 and is a company limited by guarantee. Charitable status has been granted in both England/Wales and S
Scottish Anglers National Association
Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum
The Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum is a registered charity and an independent company whose main aim is to support research into aquaculture and related areas.
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s environmental regulator. Their main role is to protect and improve the environment. SEPA is responsible for the implimentation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) in Scotland and both coor
Scottish Environment Protection Agency – Water Environment Fund
Previously known as the Restoration Fund, the Water Environment Fund provides funding to projects to help restore Scotland’s catchments from the source, down through rivers, lochs, floodplains into the estuaries and out to sea. The primary focus of the fu
Scottish Government – salmon & recreational fisheries
Scottish Government policy, legislation and research governing salmon and recreational fisheries in Scotland
Scottish Natural Heritage
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is a Government body responsible to Scottish Government Ministers and through them to the Scottish Parliament. Established in 1992, SNH’s role is to look after the natural heritage, help people to enjoy and value it, and en
The Crown Estate
The Crown Estate owns a variety of land, freshwater and seabed assets in the UK.
The Rivers Trust
The Rivers Trust is an umbrella organisation established to represent the rivers trust movement in England and Wales. It works to support its members, emerging community groups and encourage partnerships with Government bodies and others to promote practi