Have your say for Welsh waters

8th March 2018
Many of the rivers of Wales are facing a range of ecological threats which threaten to render them unfit for the wild fish and other aquatic wildlife that depend on clean freshwaters to survive. Building on the success of last […] Read More

Applauding the Environment Committee report into environmental impacts of salmon farming

6th March 2018
Systematic Government failure to heed warnings regarding the consequences of intensive salmon farming Read More

The toxic chemicals keep coming – a further threat in a struggling English chalkstream

19th February 2018
Currently many of our rivers across the UK are impacted by a variety of undesirable inputs.  Influencing the future health of these important waterways is one of our key objectives. We continue to be extremely concerned about a worrying example […] Read More

Will the Environment Agency’s proposals to protect wild salmon work?

2nd February 2018
We warmly receive the Environment Agency’s proposed new measures to protect wild salmon stocks but we emphasise that they need to be implemented rapidly to save this threatened species. The 2015 national salmon stock assessment indicated that wild salmon stocks […] Read More

Chlorinated chemicals in our areas of conservation? Just say no!

29th January 2018
One of our main objectives is to influence the clean-up of rivers across the UK, where many waterways are impacted by a variety of undesirable inputs. We use local issues to bring attention to problems at national level, and one such […] Read More

Sea Trout: Science & Management

22nd January 2018
Sea Trout, Science & Management is a book containing the proceedings of the 2nd International Sea Trout Symposium, held in Ireland in 2016. The Proceedings are edited by Graeme Harris, an eminent authority on sea trout and long-term member and […] Read More

Mayfly research emphasises serious need for river regulation re-think

12th January 2018
For the first time a new research study, co-authored and financed by S&TC and published in the science journal Environmental Pollution, shows how even modest levels of sediment and phosphate are threatening the very life-blood in our rivers and streams. This research […] Read More

New scientific study underlines damage to wild salmon and sea trout populations from salmon farm parasites – in Scotland, Norway and Ireland

10th January 2018
Systematic Government failure to heed warnings regarding the consequences of intensive salmon farming Read More

Hardy’s Fishing tackle donates proceeds of limited edition reel project to support our ongoing and vital Atlantic Salmon conservation work

13th December 2017
Hardy’s Fishing Tackle has donated £22,500 to Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) towards their salmon conservation campaigns in both Scotland and England! The donation comes from sales of the 148 Hotspur Cascapedia limited edition reels released earlier in the year to […] Read More