Fisheries Biologist

Miss Kacie Jess

Kacie joined GFT in February 2019 after graduating with a BSc Hons in Animal Biology from the University of Stirling. She has worked with GFT each summer and been travelling the world in between including New Zealand, Thailand and Japan.

Kacie has been back at GFT since June 2024.  She is particularly experienced in electrofishing surveys, managing databases, invertebrate analysis and project management.

She is a local girl having grown up in Newton Stewart. She enjoys scuba diving, gaming and being outdoors. 

Kacie Jess

Fisheries Biologist

Latest News

Paid internship with GFT

A paid internship is available from early July 2024 until early January to work with Galloway Fisheries Trust on the Solway Invasive Non Native Species INNS Control and Knowledge programme Phase 2.

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.