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Galloway Fisheries Trust

Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. DG8 6ND
Telephone: 01671 403011 · Fax: 01671 402248 · Scottish Registered Charity No. SC020751

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

Wild Spring Festival comes to Tongland

10 April 2015

The turbine hall

The turbine hall

Inside Tongland Power Station

Inside Tongland Power Station

Walking over Tongland Dam

Walking over Tongland Dam

Watching the floodgates in operation

Watching the floodgates in operation

Over 40 people enjoyed the fine weather and tour of Tongland Power Station and Dam at the bottom of the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee. Amongst the visitors was a gentleman who on holiday a few years ago, had the great privilege of meeting one of the three engineers involved in developing the scheme over 80 years ago!
Thank you to Scottish Power for hosting the event and to Colin for operating the flood gates for visitors to really appreciate the power of water. Sadly, we were unable to accommodate everybody who tried to book onto the tour and those that missed out are encouraged to book early when the next opportunity arises (keep an eye on our website) – likely to be the Wild Autumn Festival (see here

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