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2016-09-16

River invertebrates could hold the key to abysmal state of rivers in Wales

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.

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2016-09-16

State of Nature 2016: Disappearing riverflies…

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.

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2016-09-01

'Citizen science’ on the Lark is saving a precious river species

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.

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2016-08-01

Check Clean Dry Summer 2016 – Don’t bring back invasive species and diseases from abroad

In recent years the rate of new introductions of invasive freshwater species to Britain has increased dramatically

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2016-07-28

Version two of the mobile App that gets to the heart of river pollution

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.

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2016-06-30

Fisheries charity auction offers lots that money can’t buy

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.

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2016-06-30

A mobile App that gets to the heart of river pollution

Developed by Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) in conjunction with Salisbury & District Angling Club

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2016-06-16

Fisheries scientist joins the battle to restore our rivers and chalkstreams

A three year grant from the John Ellerman Foundation has enabled leading fisheries charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) to strengthen its science team. This newly created post will help to further drive forward its ongoing campaign to clean up our rivers and precious chalkstreams.

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2016-06-13

Scotland's dismal environmental record on salmon farming exposed at international salmon conference

Scottish Government has laxer standards on control of sea lice parasites than any other salmon farming country in the North Atlantic

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2016-05-23

New S&TCS analysis shows how wild salmon rod catches in the main salmon farming region of the west Highlands and Islands lag far behind those of the East coast

"The only significant difference between the two coasts is the presence of aquaculture on the West"

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2016-05-13

English riverfly survey reveals abysmal state of our once gin clear chalkstreams

For the first time our once pristine, gin-clear English chalkstreams and rivers have been put under the microscope in a national survey to compare and investigate whether they are as healthy as they should be. And the results are truly shocking.

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