Hard cheese – Roll on the inevitable future

Hard cheese – Roll on the inevitable future

TODAY saw Dairy Crest (now Saputo) receive a £1.5m fine for polluting the River Inny. For those that live by, play in, monitor and/or protect the River Inny, this has been a long time coming, but is also the start of a movement that will not be going away anytime...

PRK & PPP Litter Pick & Himalayan Balsam Bash

This event is a combined event with two activities – Himalayan Balsam removal and a litter pick. You can take part in either, or a bit of both. Himalayan Balsam is a non-native invasive plant species with shallow roots, it can be pulled out of the ground fairly easily...
World Fish Migration Day

World Fish Migration Day

TODAY is World Fish Migration Day; what better time is there to talk about the work of the Strategic Exe Weirs (SEW) programme. We are working to restore the natural migration patterns for native fish species in the River Exe, including Atlantic salmon, European eel,...
2022 Anne Voss Bark Memorial Award – Apply Now

2022 Anne Voss Bark Memorial Award – Apply Now

Salmon & Trout Conservation and the Arundell open applications for the 2022 Anne Voss Bark Memorial Award. The award is run in conjunction with Westcountry Rivers Trust. Laurence Couldrick, Westcountry Rivers Trust CEO, said: “The Westcountry Rivers Trust is...
Our Wadlands Meadow ‘wandering’ post has returned.

Our Wadlands Meadow ‘wandering’ post has returned.

You might remember that earlier this year, our River Ops team installed a Fixed-Point Photography post (FPPP) in Wadlands Meadow in Tamerton Foliot as part of the Plymouth River Keepers project. Shortly afterwards, the post was mysteriously removed. Believing that the...