A formal petition, lodged in the Scottish Parliament in February 2016 by Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland, seeking protection for wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms, has resulted in MSPs launching an Inquiry into the salmon farming industry in Scotland.
National survey identifies lethal problems below the surface of UK rivers
S&TC has just completed the second year of its unique three-year national Riverfly Census. The Census aims to assess the health of the England and Welsh rivers through monitoring the invertebrate communities that live below the surface.
This important research has revealed that nationally no significant improvement in the condition of the rivers and chalkstreams has occurred on the initial twelve rivers included in the study over the past two years.