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
On behalf of Scottish Power, Galloway Fisheries Trust will deliver one Tongland Tour as part of the Wild Spring Festival. Please find details below.
Friday 01/04/16 10:00 until 12:00
Tongland Power Station, Tongland, Kirkcudbright - OS grid ref NX 695536 (DG6 4LT)
Guided tour of Tongland Power Station and Tongland Dam, near Kirkcudbright
Suitable for ages 7 to 100
Come and see an active working hydro station. Tongland Power Station, the largest in Scottish Power's Galloway Hydro-electric Scheme has been generating clean, green power since 1935. Take a guided walk through the Power Station and across the 298 metre dam wall and see the fish ladder, built to help salmon move upstream past the dam. A minimum number of 15 adults/children are required to run this tour. To secure a place, please book directly with Galloway Fisheries Trust by emailing Rowan at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01671 40 3011
The 2016 Wild Spring Festival will run from Friday the 25th March through till Sunday the 10th April. There is a programme of over 60 events, activities, fairs and guided walks to highlight the fantastic wildlife that is coming back to life, or just coming back to Dumfries and Galloway. The events will cover the entire region from Easter Egg Hunts on the Mull of Galloway to practical conservation work on the Devil’s Beeftub.