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15/04/2014

COMPANIES MUST PROVE THEY MEAN BUSINESS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

A new report published today, Tuesday 15 April, on the environmental plans of water companies reveals a yawning gap between the best and worst performers in England and Wales.


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08/04/2014

Controversial Wester Ross salmon farms at centre of planning confusion

Highland Council not told of Scottish Government decision to withhold planning permission from fish-farms with very poor sea-lice records in Little Loch Broom Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) calls for closure of the Ardessie B fish-farm and a thorough environmental assessment of Ardessie A, failing which that farm too must close
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08/04/2014

S&TA welcomes new director of Riverfly Partnership

The Riverfly Partnership (RP) has today announced that Ben Fitch is its new Director, tasked to expand and develop its important work of monitoring riverfly health – a key indicator of the whole river system’s overall good condition.
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07/04/2014

Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) welcomes Usan Salmon Fisheries Ltd’s decision not to net on Ythan

The Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has welcomed the announcement by Usan Salmon Fisheries Ltd, Scotland’s largest salmon netting company, not to exercise its recently acquired rights to net in the estuary of the River Ythan and on the adjacent coastline.
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03/04/2014

Joint submission by Afonydd Cymru and the Salmon & Trout Association in response to the consultation on proposals for the Glastir scheme


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03/04/2014

Making the Most of Every Drop: The Consultation on Reforming the Water Abstraction Management System


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26/03/2014

BLUEPRINT FOR PR14 CONFERENCE – 14 MAY


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20/03/2014

VACANCY: POLICY AND CAMPAIGNS CO-ORDINATOR FOR WILDLIFE AND COUNTRYSIDE LINK


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14/03/2014

Do you value your Scotland fishing?

Then please participate in this important survey
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13/03/2014

THE RUSH TO FRACK = DAMAGE TO OUR ENVIRONMENT

S&TA endorses report on risks posed by fracking and urges much stronger safeguards to protect fragile ecosystems
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12/03/2014

BLUEPRINT FOR WATER BRIEFING ON THE ABSTRACTION REFORM CONSULTATION

Why you should - and how you can - respond
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12/03/2014

SOUTHERN REGION’S SPRING NEWSLETTER


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03/03/2014

YET AGAIN, SALMON FARMING INDUSTRY FIGURES REVEAL THAT SEA LICE NUMBERS ARE OUT OF CONTROL IN PARTS OF THE WEST COAST AND WESTERN ISLES

The Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) calls on Ministers to show leadership with decisive action in Wester Ross where lice numbers have been consistently over thresholds for a full year


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26/02/2014

WORLD FISH MIGRATION DAY, 24th MAY 2014

S&TA is a proud supporter World Fish Migration Day 2014, 24th May 2014, which is designed to create awareness of the importance of river connectivity and free migration to achieve healthy fish stocks.


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14/02/2014

DREDGING: EFFECTIVENESS AND RISKS

Widespread dredging could make flooding in some communities worse in future – not better – according to a new report published by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and endorsed by the Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental NGOs.


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11/02/2014

WESSEX BRANCH AUCTION NOW OPEN FOR BIDDING!

This very popular annual event comes round once more with a host of fishing goodies and days to bid on. The 33 lots range from mouth-watering chalk stream fishing to sets of flies to tempt the finny denizens therein. The Auction closes on 12th April at noon and as bids need to be made in writing, the message is clear: get those bids in!


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