Applications for this scheme are due to close on the 20th February, so don’t delay in submitting your application!
If you are a recent graduate and are looking to gain experience working with rivers then we are offering a 6 month paid placement between April and September.
Ian Jackson

Ian setting a temperature data logger

Through the placement we are offering the opportunity to gain experience of fisheries management which includes a huge variety of potential work including; Invasive Non Native Plant (INNP) control, smolt trapping, fish and invertebrate surveys, fish rescues, habitat surveys, tree planting and a range of green engineering works and potentially lots more besides!
More information about the opportunity and the application process is available from the following link:…/working-rivers-graduate…
ART employ staff with a range of academic training including biology, environmental/countryside management and geology. We welcome candidates from a range of academic backgrounds.
Doon at Graigengilan

Carolyn and Laura settle in to record fish from a survey on the Doon catchment.

In 2022 we were involved with a similar placement that saw Ian Jackson join the team for 3 months; we created a video of his time and experience which is available through the link below.
The Trust was very pleased to be able to retain Ian’s services following the end of his placement.