Fisheries Biologist

Miss Kacie Jess

Kacie graduated from the University of Stirling in 2018 with a BSc Hons in Animal Biology. She first joined GFT in February 2019 and has taken some time off in between for travelling.

Kacie's main responsibilities within GFT are electrofishing, managing various project delivery, invertebrate analysis and maintaining the Galloway and Annan electrofishing databases.

Kacie has recently returned to GFT (June 2023) as a Fisheries Biologist for the busy summer season before more travelling is planned!

Kacie loves the sea and is a keen diver.  She also enjoys the outdoors, festivals and gaming. 

Kacie Jess

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