Summarising some of the work that The Tweed Foundation has undertaken during the month…….
Management Plan: Netting & tagging at Paxton House Fishery (R Campbell, K Galt); Catch record analysis (R Campbell); Updates for Tweed Fisheries Management Plan (R Campbell); Ettrick Fish Counter planning (J Hunt); Electro-fishing monitoring programme (J Hunt, K Galt & R Brydon – summer assistant) and administration (J Hunt) – all quantitative electro-fishing sites revisited to assess this year’s fry results against the poor results of 2016- see HERE; Trout burn obstacles easement planning (K Galt); Invertebrate sampling with Stirling University (K Galt). Discussions with GWCT re predation (J Hunt).
Consultancy: Monitoring for wind farm assessments (J Hunt, R Brydon); Work on Scales library contract for the SFCC (R Campbell).
Education: Electro-fishing display for Selkirk children’s community group; Knowledge exchange with manager from Finsbury Estate, SA (J Hunt, K Galt).
Meetings & Training: College Valley management meeting (R Campbell); Tweed Trout & Grayling Initiative group meeting (K Galt). Electro-fishing team leader refresher course (K Galt).
Further information on The Tweed Foundation, including detailed reports and the full Tweed Fisheries Management Plan can be found on its dedicated website.