With Ian's permission, we have a couple more photos of Bradley to share. Gillian and Bradley are both doing fine and will be home very soon. I can hardly wait to see them both. You're a star Gillian b[...]
When schools ask for our assistance, very rarely do we ever refuse as education is central to the ethos of the Trust.
Today we were joined by a group of advanced higher biology pupils from Wellingt[...]
As previously mentioned on out blog page, we were invited to attend SEPA's demonstration event to inform landowners of the rules and regulation over ditching, dredging and engineering. The event was [...]
Our final attempt to remove the trout from Caaf Rservoir ahead of it being decommissioned has been completed and this time we managed to catch another 600- 650 small brown trout. The total number of w[...]
I'm sure most would agree and we at the Trust certainly are pleased to occasionally get involved in wider aspects of fishery and wildlife management.
Back in the days when Pete Minting was with th[...]
We were joined by a schoolboy on work experience experience today and he's going to be with us for the rest of the week. After catching up with the necessary paperwork and sorting out a few emails, we[...]
Every day is interesting at the Trust but some more than others. Today's work came about rather unexpectedly due to a vehicle breakdown. Our reliable and hard worked Citroen Van has developed a small [...]
We were on the Lugar and upper Ayr today selecting and surveying sites ahead of experimental gravel cleaning that we intend to undertake along with the RADSFB bailiffs shortly. SEPA asked that we esta[...]
After considerable time in planning and negotiations with SEPA, we finally commenced the work at Culroy on the Culroy Burn in the Doon catchment. This work is supported and funded by the River Doon Di[...]
ART have experience of controlling American Signal Crayfish gained during the eradication attempt at Ballachulish Quarry in 2012 when ART provided 3 staff to assist. This was a large but isolated quar[...]
Following our confirmation that American Signal Crayfish have been found in the Ayr catchment earlier this week, we have been continuing to trap in an effort to establish the extent of the problem. We[...]
Following up on a report by a local angling club, that an American Signal Crayfish (ASC) had been seen in a local river, we obtained the necessary licences to commence trapping in an attempt to confir[...]
Himalayan Balsam continues to spread, but this time we found it beside the Muck Water at Dalmellington in the upper Doon catchment.
This is very disappointing as it threatens to spread along the enti[...]
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