Fisheries Biologist

Mr Dan Pollard

Dan graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2021 with a degree in BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Sustainability.

During his time at university, Dan completed a 2-month environmental placement at theTrust in early 2020 and then continued to work as a part-time Field Assistant until March 2021. Dan then went on to complete a six month internship at GFT.  In 2022 he was permanently employed as a Fisheries Biologist with his main responsibilities being electrofishing surveys, habitat restoration works, GIS mapping and aquatic invertebrate monitoring.

In his free time Dan enjoys socialising, being outdoors, camping and gaming.

Dan Pollard

Fisheries Biologist

Latest News

Kirkcowan Fishing Competition

On Saturday 26th August we held our annual Kirkcowan Fishing Competition. 35 adults and 12 juniors entered the competition this year, providing a fund of £211 that is put back into the event via prizes and a buffet.

Its insect week!

Riparian zones bridge the gap between land and river, creating an important habitat for insects while also providing shade and protection against erosion. We do a lot of habitat work mainly to help aquatic species like fish, but we are keen to monitor and understand the wider biodiversity benefits.

Alyx's third intern blog

Alyx has written her third blog covering her internship at GFT