Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Ayrshire Rivers Trust

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NEPS Completed!

NEPS Completed!

We completed our last NEPS (National Electrofishing Programme for Scotland) site on Friday afternoon last week. The Programme has us survey 30 sites randomly generated to prevent operative selection bias. These surveys are always interesting due to the random nature...

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Trust replaces their old van

Trust replaces their old van

Unfortunately nothing last forever and for the second time in 2 years, our oldest Citroen Belingo van snapped a timing belt but this time it was at the start of our field work season leaving us with a terrible dilemma of 'what to do' now. We really need 2 vans year...

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Ayr fish counter

Ayr fish counter

Behind the scenes, work continues on the counter every week with our staff cleaning the equipment and downloading more data. Processing and verifying this data all takes a huge amount of time and while may not pick up every fish that goes through it yet, eventually we...

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eDNA sampling at Loch Doon

eDNA sampling at Loch Doon

We completed the much delayed eDNA sampling at Loch Doon today but had the good fortune to have almost wind free conditions. Having virtually no wind was great from a safety perspective but in true Ayrshire fashion, there was a bit of wet weather to contend with but...

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Greening the banks of the Water of Girvan – Project update

Greening the banks of the Water of Girvan – Project update

Our Greening the banks of the Water of Girvan Project was developed to expand upon the successful green engineering work that was started in 2016. This project will focus on a degraded stretch of the middle catchment which suffers from historic and recent land...

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