The 2021 Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award winner is…

The 2021 Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award winner is…

The woman who inspired a fisheries catchment management award for students to be set up in her memory also inspired its latest winner. This year’s Anne Voss-Bark Memorial Award has gone to Jude Mead, who cited Anne’s high achievements in river conservation as part of...

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Floundering on the Hayle

Floundering on the Hayle

Our Head of Fisheries Dr. Bruce Stockley notes a rather unusual find on a river research trip. While surveying the River Hayle for some very special heavy metal trout, we found a flounder as big as your hand. It’s always a surprise to find a sea fish in a river...

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Ways and Means

Ways and Means

Photography and filming is a passion for some of the Westcountry Rivers Trust team, with many keen wildlife photographers and our Communications & Marketing Manager holding a Masters in Photography. It should be no surprise then that we jumped at the chance to...

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A fish swam past…

A fish swam past…

Our Head of Fisheries Dr. Bruce Stockley reflects on life returning to a river following a weir removal. While watching a river in July, a small fish swam past me.  Its movements were fast, nervous and darting.  Not unexpected you'd think, but I was witnessing the...

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Fish kill in River Inny

Fish kill in River Inny

We are saddened by this week's pollution incident in the River Inny, Cornwall, in which hundreds of fish have died. According to a Cornwall Live report, The Environment Agency (EA) discovered several dead fish during a routine monitoring visit on 4 August, with a...

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