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Tweed BioBlog Friday 11th October 2013

Friday 11th October: Weekly staff meeting in the morning, then out with Kenny in the afternoon to the upper Whiteadder, above the reservoir to help the student from Glasgow who is wanting to rear and compare juveniles of Sea-trout and Brown-trout […]

Tweed BioBlog Wednesday 9th October 2013

Wednesday 9th October: A box of scale packets came in yesterday from the Gardo nets, where the netsman takes scales for us from every fish caught on two days of each week. One set was from a July Sea-trout of 880 mm, […]

Tweed BioBlog Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October 2013

Monday 7th October: At the traps first thing, but water well fallen and no fish. In the office for the rest of the day on data inputting and analyses. Tuesday 8th October: Annual Technical Review, when I make a presentation […]

Tweed BioBlog Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th October 2013

Tweed BioBlog Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th October 2013

Thursday 3rd  October: Out with Kenny to the upper Tweed traps, which we got set up. Kenny then went off to do some electric-fishing for Broughton Primary School, while I stayed on at the Tweedsmuir trap to shovel gravel out […]

Tweed BioBlog: Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Wednesday 2nd October: Most of the morning spent on lamprey survey data, then out in the afternoon to put in some of the new wooden bits at the Peebles fish trap. Rest of the day spent organising for tracking work […]

Tweed BioBlog Monday 30th Sept & Tuesday 1st Oct 2013

Monday 30th September: Office all day, admin and painting bits of wood for the fish traps. Tuesday 1st October:  In the office in the morning, starting to collate and input the data from the lamprey survey. Looks like the sampling […]

Tweed BioBlog Monday 23rd to Friday 27th September 2013

Monday 23rd: On leave Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th September:  A lot of late night work writing up the report for the Technical Review Group, made of TF Directors and the RTC Committee, which is meeting on the 8th October.  This […]

Tweed BioBlog Friday 20th September 2013

Friday 20th September:  Usual weekly staff meeting in the morning, then out to test the fit of some of the woodwork needed for a trap repair on site. Had a look at the mouth of the Leithen on the way back […]