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Our vision: Keep our waters wild

Our vision at Salmon & Trout Conservation is a sustainable water environment that supports an abundance of fish and other wildlife - for this and future generations to enjoy. We aim to inspire, inform, involve and influence everyone who can take action to safeguard our freshwater and marine environments.

We rely on your support to protect wild fish and the places they live

By donating or joining as a member you will be making a huge contribution to the fight to protect the UK's waters and ensure a sustainable future for wild fish.

Our campaigns

Here at Salmon & Trout Conservation fact-based campaigns are our core. We work hard to keep UK waters wild without the use of public money; all our success is a product of your passion and support.

Salmon Farm Reform

Salmon Farming

A sustainable future for wild fish

We see a future where Scottish salmon farming and wild fish can both thrive. Together we can work towards a shift to closed containment farming to make the industry sustainable and keep the natural environment safe.

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Living Rivers

Reviving our watery places

Rivers are more than just water - they are homes for wildlife. With your help we can lead the fight to keep them clean and give our fish, birds and mammals a safe and flourishing place to live.

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Riverfly Census

A benchmark for river life

Water insects are the foundation for life in our rivers and streams. We are unlocking their potential as indicators of river health to help you understand what’s really happening under the surface and better protect our fish and water life.

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our Latest News

SSPO Commitments

SSPO retreats from commitments given in evidence session to MSPs

07/11/2018
  Salmon farmers renege on transparency promises to Scottish Parliament’s Environment Committee   Scotland’s salmon farmers have delivered an extraordinary snub to the Scottish Parliament’s […]
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Afon Myddyfi – Photo Story

06/29/2018
  What is happening on the Myddfyi? The Myddyfi rises from a network of ditches and drains to the north of Salem, in the heart of rural Carmarthenshire, and flows first to the southwest, and then southwards towards Pentrefelin, before joining the Tywi at Cilsan. It appears to enjoy good health along much of its […]
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Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award

Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award 2018

06/28/2018
In its fourth year, the Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award 2018 is now open to students. See below for details on this exciting award, and please share with any suitable students you may know.   What is the Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award? Set up by Salmon & Trout Conservation in collaboration with the Arundel Arms and […]
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River Avon: Riverfly Census Results

06/28/2018
River Avon Riverfly Census The results are in from our ground-breaking Riverfly Census campaign for the River Avon. View the results below and read more about what we found, why it is important, and what we are doing next! view our Fact Sheet Read our Report view our Data pack What is the River Avon […]
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COMING SOON

2018 is shaping up to be a great year for the future of UK waters and it's residents! We are gearing up for some significant events that have stemmed from our campaigns

The first ever Parliamentary Inquiry into the effects of salmon farming on our wild fish

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The climax of the UK's national Riverfly Census, intelligent flylife monitoring that reveals the real story under the surface of UK rivers