The public is invited to help rescue the nation’s waterways during the month of October, by taking part in England’s first national clean-up focused on rivers. Plastic litter is a major issue blighting the nation’s waterways and the Great River Rescue, launched by a group of environmental organisations, invites the public to take direct action themselves. Click title for more info.
WelcomeThe Riverfly Partnership is a dynamic network of organisations, representing anglers, conservationists, entomologists, scientists, water course managers and relevant authorities, working together to: - protect the water quality of our rivers; - further the understanding of riverfly populations; - and actively conserve riverfly habitats. The Riverfly Partnership is hosted by the Freshwater Biological Association.
Anglers in Scotland have recently reported catches of the non-native Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha from Rivers Dee, Ness and Helmsdale. Although the impacts upon Atlantic salmon Salmo salar and other native Scotish fish species are unknown, they are not expected to be positive, please click HERE for more information and advice.
The RP Photo Competition closed for entries on 31st July and judging will take place over the coming weeks. An impressive number of quality images have been submitted, RP would like to extend warm thanks and good luck to all those who entered. Further announcements about the competition results, presentation ceremony and planned online image gallery will appear here in due course so do continue to watch this space.