News

2017-03-21

S&TCS launches campaign to restore iconic sea trout fishery to its former glory

New film explains the catastrophic collapse of sea trout stocks in Loch Maree, once one of the world’s truly great wild fisheries, following the arrival of salmon farming in the adjacent sea loch

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2017-03-20

Collapse of Loch Maree sea trout

How culpable is salmon farming? Read Andrew Walker's report

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2017-03-10

West Country Award launches next generation of river conservationists

A remarkable West-country Award set up in memory of well-known hotelier Anne Voss-Bark is helping to determine the future direction of young graduates studying aquatic sciences.

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2017-03-02

Hampshire invertebrate research could spark a revival for ailing rivers

In a unique agreement of its kind, the Environment Agency (EA) in Hampshire and Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) have for the first time agreed key environmental local bespoke targets for the Rivers Test and Itchen to help drive ecological improvements. S&TC UK believe this is a precedent for other rivers to follow.

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2017-02-28

New initiative helps to secure a brighter future for the iconic Test and Itchen

The condition of Hampshire’s renowned chalkstreams will be put under the microscope this year following an agreement between fisheries research charity, Salmon and Trout Conservation UK and the Test and Itchen Association.

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2017-02-17

S&TC(S) responds to BBC for biased report on salmon farms.

S&TC(S) objects to Reporting Scotland's feature on salmon farming aired on 14 February. S&TC(S) Director Andrew Graham-Stewart has now written this letter to the BBC

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2017-02-17

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Finding a solution to pollution – our published letter in the Sunday Times

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2017-02-01

Honour for James Carr

James Carr, former Chairman of S&TA, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to conservation, education and the community. James, who was our Chairman between 2006 and 2012, oversaw S&TA’s move to charitable status in 2008.

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2017-01-13

Charity warns that tidal lagoon In Swansea Bay could prove disastrous for iconic Welsh fish

Leading fisheries charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation Cymru (S&TCC) have major environmental concerns about a report by former energy minister, Charles Hendry, which supports a tidal barrage in Swansea Bay.

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2017-01-05

Invasive demon shrimp poses another major threat to river life

Scientists working with the charity Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK), who have been investigating the health of our rivers across the country, have discovered the non-native demon shrimp Dikerogammarus haemobaphes lurking in the depths of our rivers and this could be disastrous for the future of our native aquatic wildlife.

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2016-12-22

Conservationists are stunned by devastating pollution incident on the Teifi

Conservationists from the charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation Cymru (S&TCC), are shocked by the devastating impact of a pollution incident on the River Teifi, which has killed vast numbers of fish and potentially other wildlife on a six mile stretch of this supposedly specially protected river.

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