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Welsh Government Wants to Improve Access to 'Responsible' Outdoor Activities

The Welsh Government says "Everyone should have the chance to experience parks, woodlands, mountains and the coast through a range of activities (presumably, rivers are included in this line-up) "Outdoor recreation makes a valuable contribution to Wales and its economy whilst creating a number of health, environmental and social benefits" ... Full story

English and Welsh Salmon Stocks ‘Crash’

Fisheries and conservation groups lobby UK Government as records reveal a huge crash in wild salmon stocks. ... Full story

How to Achieve Better Fish Stocks in Wessex

The Angling Trust South West Forum in association with the S&TA Wessex Branch and the Environment Agency invite you to take part in a key consultation meeting on Saturday 30 November 2013 ... Full story

Hydropower – Good Practice Guidelines Welcomed

The Angling Trust and Salmon & Trout Association have jointly welcomed the EA’s decision to introduce new Good Practice Guidelines for hydropower ... Full story

Severn Barrage 'Dead in the Water'

Environmental groups have welcomed the announcement from Government today (18 September) that effectively puts a stop to plans to build a barrage across the Severn Estuary. ... Full story

Sea Lice ‘Out of Control’ in Many Scottish Regions

Salmon farming industry figures reveal the Scottish regions where sea lice are out of control on fish farms. ... Full story

Salmon & Trout Association Welcomes Compulsory Water Metering.

Compulsory metering is seen as a necessary first step to conserve a precious and irreplaceable resource. ... Full story

Proposed Rainbow Trout Farm will Threaten Argyll’s Premier Salmon River

The Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has issued a warning that a proposed massive new rainbow trout farm on Loch Etive will pose an unacceptable additional threat to the integrity of Argyll’s premier wild salmon river. ... Full story

Sainsbury’s Salmon 'Errors' Ongoing

Sainsbury’s is still selling mainland farmed salmon labeled as being from Skye, Lewis or Uist, almost eight weeks after apologising publicly for the ‘error’. ... Full story

Hydropower – EA ‘ducks out’ of Protecting Our Rivers

Yet more Hydropower omnishambles as Environment Agency ducks decision to protect our rivers ... Full story

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