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S&TC Cymru: Snapshot survey of the middle Tywi (Towy)

06/18/2018
S&TC Cymru has reacted to growing concerns surrounding the prolific algal growth witnessed on the Tywi over recent weeks by conducting a snapshot survey of the most affected part of the river. Conditions at the time of the visit (11th […] Read More
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Riverfly Census: Whitewater Sampling

06/05/2018
Whitewater River Although 2017 was the last year for the 12 Riverfly Census core rivers, we continue to work our way through the rivers added later on (as well as assess and write up the data so far). One such […] Read More
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Our View: Post-Brexit Green Watchdog is not good enough

06/01/2018
Alas, it seems as though our fears for environmental regulation once we lave the EU – based on a post Brexit Green Watchdog – are being realised.   The much-heralded independent statutory environmental body to take the place of the EU’s […] Read More
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NASF &ASF sign 12-year salmon agreement with Greenland fishermen

05/30/2018
NASF & ASF Agreement The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF) have signed new agreements with commercial fishermen in Greenland and the Faroe Islands that will protect thousands of adult wild Atlantic salmon from commercial […] Read More

Wales Update: Agricultural Pollution, Wales Link & Species Champs

05/30/2018
Welsh Agricultural Pollution We have been involved in tackling agricultural pollution with a number of different organisations. One of our tools has been a  joint letter to Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs. The letter highlighted […] Read More
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Riverfly Census continues in Wales

05/29/2018
The Riverfly Census in Wales Through our S&TC Riverfly Census, a three-year survey using species-level invertebrate analysis, we are currently analysing results from the 12 rivers that kicked the survey off in 2015. We continue to unlock the power of […] Read More
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New study confirms impact of sea lice on sea trout

05/25/2018
  Impact of sea lice on sea trout A noteworthy scientific paper which confirms impact of sea lice on sea trout has just been published in the prestigious Journal of Fish Biology, entitled “The influence of aquaculture unit proximity on the […] Read More
Salmon & trout conservation has a new HQ

Salmon & Trout Conservation has a new HQ and welcomes new staff

05/16/2018
Salmon & Trout Conservation has a new HQ S&TC are celebrating a new chapter in their esteemed history this month, ushering in a bright future with the addition of two new team members, all while settling into a new dedicated head office. S&TC […] Read More
Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation

SSPO ignores many requirements set out by Parliamentary Committee

05/03/2018
Salmon farming industry’s selective release of individual farm sea lice data falls far short of what is required Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TC Scotland) is dismayed that this week’s publication by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) of sea […] Read More

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