Looking downstream on the River Cree
Looking upstream on the River Bladnoch
Felling of commercial forestry in Galloway Forest Park
Looking upstream on the River Luce
North American Signal Crayfish
The sandy beach at Loch Grannoch
Belted Galloway Cattle, or 'Belties'
Fly fishing on the River Cree
A small upland burn
The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet
A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn
A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee
Over the last two years we have been undertaking a range of habitat works across the headwaters of the Water of Fleet assisted by some eager volunteers
Broodstock bonanza at Tongland on Friday 13th December!
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Annual General Meeting of the Luce D
This summer GFT have been busy as ever with surveying, controlling, and monitoring invasive non-native plant species
Fish access improved on the Malzie Burn
Read our response to Marine Scotland regarding the ban on killing wild salmon except under licence.
AGM OF BLADNOCH DSFB
A look back at some baseline data gathered recently on the Urr catchment for the GNI (UK) Ltd. Beattock to Brighouse Bay Pipeline project.
Earlier this week the ‘2nd International Sea Trout Symposium – from Science to Management’ was held in Dundalk over 3 days.
Jamie was out this morning with the Forestry Commission looking at a badly placed culvert
BOARD MEETING OF THE URR DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD
Results from our annual Kirkcowan Fishing Competition that took place on Saturday, raising a fantastic £542 for the Trust
If you were hoping to catch up with the GFT team at Wigtown Show but didn’t manage to – fear not as we have a few more outings this month!
Last Thursday the Scottish Government released their proposed conservation regulations to introduce a licensing system for the killing of wild salmon in Scotland
This week we undertook a fish rescue in Earlstoun Fish Ladder on the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee
This week, we ran two Riverfly Partnership River Invertebrate Monitoring Workshops, funded by Awards for All Scotland
Fish project round-up and last call for Riverfly Partnership Invertebrate Workshop interest
Come out and about with the GFT this summer and oversee some of the work we undertake to monitor the health of the local rivers
A review of 2014 data and a look at this season so far
Retrieving Temperature loggers on the Bladnoch
A fish rescue was undertaken on the Knock Burn, near Dalbeattie
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Reminder for your Diary: DINNER AUCTION 2015 will be held Saturday 5th September 2015
BOOK NOW - Friday 17th April - 'Fish Up Close'
We had a fantastic turnout for today’s Tongland Tour as part of this year’s Wild Spring Festival
Bladnoch DSFB - Board Meeting Monday 18th May
Acidification of the Galloway uplands has had major impacts on the fish populations across the headwaters of many of the Galloway rivers
GFT will be hosting two events as part of this year’s Wild Spring Festival which takes place across the region between the 4th April and 4th May
Over the last few weeks we have been in and out of the schools delivering the first stages of our salmon education programmes
Water quality investigated in the Rowan Tree Burn (Minnoch tributary)
With the salmon fishing season now open anglers are starting to catch kelts
GFT work on renewable energy schemes
The Scottish Government have launched a public consultation on proposed conservation measures to introduce a licensing system for killing wild Salmon in Scotland
As the CIRB project drawn to an end, GFT were able to purchase two new Biosecurity Stations to assist with the Check, Clean, Dry campaign
Urr DSFB AGM to be held 10th March 2015
GFT are saddened to hear of the passing of The Rt Hon The Lord Vaux of Harrowden, Tony Gilbey
Reminder: From this spring there are new regulations across Scotland for salmon fishing
Still thinking of a New Year Resolution? Check, Clean, Dry could be the answer!