Integrity of Special Area of Conservation for wild salmon on Harris under threat. Other important wild fisheries also at risk.
A group of sixteen farmers and their advisers gathered together last week with Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) and FWAG (Norfolk) to discuss the shocking results of the recent Riverfly Census that was carried out by S&TC UK on rivers across the country including the Wensum.
A remarkable conservation award, set up in the memory of Anne Voss-Bark, by Salmon & Trout Conservation UK and the Arundell Arms Hotel was presented to Robin Knight, from Winkleigh, Devon; an up and coming star in river conservation circles.
The Institute of Economic Affairs has recently reported that Brussels has fallen victim to environmentalists’ lobbying and introduced unnecessary regulation for agriculture which has had little benefit for consumers and has ‘created deadweight costs’ through bureaucracy.
Angling and Fisheries organisations call on Ministers not to throw out the environmental baby in the Brexit bathwater.
The UK’s major angling and fisheries conservation groups have today published a joint paper setting out their concerns over any moves to water down EU environmental legislation and urging the government to seize opportunities for reform of policies regarding farm subsidies and fisheries management in the wake of the Brexit vote earlier this year.
Leading fisheries charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) has brought forward its programme of river invertebrate monitoring on three rivers in Wales to support efforts by Natural Resource Wales, who are investigating the unprecedented threats facing rivers and salmon stocks in Wales.
The recently published State of Nature 2016 report records the decline in species as habitat degrades across the UK. Salmon & Trout Conservation UK’s Riverfly Census reinforces the State of Nature’s sombre message in exposing the continuing fall in aquatic invertebrate species as our rivers’ water quality declines.
Two intrepid anglers, who, over the past decade have been battling against all odds to restore the once prized River Lark in Suffolk are doing just this in an effort to add the final pieces to a long and arduous journey of recovery.
In recent years the rate of new introductions of invasive freshwater species to Britain has increased dramatically
The innovative new mobile App developed by Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) in conjunction with Salisbury & District Angling Club, which was launched last month has already been upgraded to make it one of the most effective weapons to help tackle river pollution.
Bidding for unique and extraordinary encounters that will raise funds for crucial research to help protect salmon, trout and other aquatic wildlife will open on 12th September 2016.