Summarising some of the work that The Tweed Foundation has undertaken over the preceding month…..
Management Plan: January piscivorous bird count organisation (J Hunt) and participation (All Foundation & RTC staff); manufacture of the 2015 Trout fishing logbooks and data entry from 2014 books and their analyses, (K Galt); Brown-trout scale reading and analyses (K Galt); Sea-trout scale reading and analyses (R Campbell). Fish counter data modelling for spawning escapement (J Hunt).
Reports: Preparation of the biological pieces for the Tweed Foundation’s Annual Report (R Campbell, J Hunt, K Galt); TTGI newsletters (K Galt).
Presentations & Education: St Boswells AA and the Kelso Rotary Club (K Galt); Peebles Salmon Walk for an Edinburgh Univ. study group (R Campbell); preparation of talks for the Tweed Foundation’s Salmon seminar on the 26th March at the Ednam House Hotel, Kelso (free public event, all welcome) (R Campbell).
Meetings Attended: TTGI Steering Group (K Galt); six-monthly Tweed Boatmen’s meeting (J Hunt).
Further information on The Tweed Foundation, including detailed reports and the full Tweed Fisheries Management Plan can be found on its dedicated website.