Assistant Biologist

Miss Emilie Wardhaugh

Emilie recently completed a BSc Marine Biology and a Masters in Biology at Heriot-Watt University. She joined GFT for a 6 month internship from March - September 2023.

Emilie lives locally in Clarencefield, near Dumfries.  She went to St Joseph's College in Dumfries before going to Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

While studying she has been a volunteer Lab Assistant at the Ecotoxicology and Pathophysiology Aquatic Laboratory at Heriot-Watt supporting various PhD and Post-Doctoral student experiments.  She has also been a keen volunteer at The Solway Firth Partnership.  

Her interests include aquatic ecology and immunology with a focus on climate change and biodiversity loss. 

She joined GFT for a 6 month internship from March - September 2023 supported by The Holywood Trust and Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership.  On completion of the internship she has stayed at GFT for a further 6 months to gain further experience working on a number of GFT projects.   

Emilie Wardhaugh

Assistant Biologist

Latest News

Annan Riparian Restoration Network

GFT has been successful in securing funding from the FIRNS scheme to develop a large-scale habitat restoration project for the River Annan catchment.

Improving fish passage and river flow below Tongland Dam

SEPA have been undertaking a review of the current CAR license which the Galloway Hydro Scheme operates under.

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.