Summarising some of the work that The Tweed Foundation has undertaken over the preceding month…..
Management Plan: Trout trapping (R Campbell, J Hunt, K Galt); Piscivorous birds count (R Campbell, J Hunt, K Galt); Trout catch logbook data entry (K Galt); Trout electro-fishing data entry (K Galt).
Consultancy Work: Clyde Windfarm EIA electro-fishing and invertebrate sampling (R Campbell, J Hunt, K Galt); Langhope Windfarm report (J Hunt); Till Lamprey report write up (R Campbell, J Hunt).
Meetings Attended: TTGI Steering Group (K Galt); SFCC (J Hunt).
River Works: Fish rescue at the Cessford Burn (K Galt).
Presentations & Education: Opening of WET at Caddonfoot (J Hunt); Work experience student from local High School – supervision (J Hunt).
Meetings Attended: The 2nd International Sea Trout Symposium, Dundalk. Presentation and poster on Tweed Sea-trout (R Campbell, K Galt). Grayling Society Symposium, presentation given on Tweed Grayling (K Galt). With MSS on Conservation Limits for Salmon management, Faskally (R Campbell).
Training Courses: FBA RICT training course, Dorset (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.