Monthly Archives: June 2011

DSFBs to be reviewed

Richard Lochhead, the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment, confirmed plans to review the operation of DSFBs over the course of the current session of Parliament, as outlined in the SNP manifesto.

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Marked decline in Scottish wild Atlantic salmon stocks confirmed in salmon farming areas

A comprehensive new analysis by the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) of official catch statistics demonstrates definitively that wild salmon catches in the salmon farming areas of the West Highlands and Islands have declined significantly compared with catches … Continue reading

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Salmon Pledge News Update

Scotland’s wild fish interests invited all candidates in the 2011 Holyrood election to sign a pledge committing to protect wild salmon and sea trout. The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) and the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Fisheries Trusts lead the way in tackling invasive non-native species

The pioneering work of the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) in eradicating invasive non-native species (INNS) is being recognised at a London conference today. The “Third Sector GB Invasive Non Native Species and Biosecurity Conference” will explore ways … Continue reading

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