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Looking downstream on the River Cree

Brown Trout

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

Murray's Monument

A small upland burn

A stoneloach

The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet

A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn

A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee

Filming with ITV News on the banks of Loch Ken

20 June 2014

Neil speaking about Check, Clean Dry

Neil speaking about Check, Clean Dry

Loch Ken ranger gave GFT and Lori from ITV News a tour of one of the worst areas of bankside damage caused by America Signal Crayfish

Loch Ken ranger gave GFT and Lori from ITV News a tour of one of the worst areas of bankside damage caused by America Signal Crayfish

American Signal Crayfish burrows - almost 8 feet high bank covered in hundreds of burrows

American Signal Crayfish burrows - almost 8 feet high bank covered in hundreds of burrows

The extensive burrowing causes bankside stability issued which lead to a number of issued including the deposit of silt in the water and tree death

The extensive burrowing causes bankside stability issued which lead to a number of issued including the deposit of silt in the water and tree death

Today (Friday 20th June), GFT were on the banks of Loch Ken with ITV News publicising the 'Check, Clean, Dry' campaign.


Whether you are a powerboat user, sailboat user, kayaker, swimmer or angler, we encourage all water users to Check, Clean and Dry their equipment to reduce the likelihood of spreading invasive non-native species (plant or animal), either to or from their watercourse.

The news story is due to be aired next week.


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