The River Dee is a vitally important natural resource for communities in North Wales and North West England, supporting a rich environment for wildlife, while also providing a valuable source for drinking water extraction.
This article was published in the Prince Albert Angling Association quarterly magazine, “Hook Line and Sinker”. It was written by Ian Doyle, their Conservation Officer. Ian very kindly helped the Trust last year with its Electro-Fishing Programme (2017). The article … Read More
Farmers need an effective means of protecting their crops from slugs. But traditional slug pellets contain the chemical metaldehyde, which can enter the watercourse and prove very difficult to remove. That’s why we’re encouraging farmers to switch to slug pellets … Read More
In this issue: New chief executive takes up post Mitigation fund project update Invasive work news Farming matters Middle dee catchment partnership projects Try fishing Volunteer/donate to help our work Download PDF: Summer 2017 WDT Newsletter.
In this issue: Hanuk Grayling Festival breaks all records Concerns over collapse in Grilse run NRW proposed byelaw Changes Learn about our work on Diffuse Pollution work at Middle Dee Catchment Partnership Stakeholder meeting on April 6th 2017 Invasives work … Read More
The full Dee Stock Assessment Report for 2015 has now been released and confirms that both the declared rod catch of Dee Salmon (233) and run size (3,051) have fallen to their lowest ever recorded levels. Download PDF: May 2016 … Read More
In this issue: Expanding our team at Welsh Dee Trust Progress report on Middle Dee Catchment Partnership Work Update on Management of Invasives in the Catchment Llangollen Weir Hydro Scheme Concern rises about salmon stock levels in the Dee Download … Read More
The WDT currently hosts this partnership which is chaired by Trustee Richard Lucas. With our partners, we are currently doing quite a bit of work on diffuse agricultural pollution and river restoration. Download PDF: Middle Dee Catchment Action Plan. Download … Read More
This year, there is a jam packed schedule of volunteer task days and corporate days are being held to encourage local businesses to get involved. Local community groups, schools and clubs are being contacted to generate interest and ecourage a … Read More
The management of invasive non-native riparian weeds can be a confusing subject, with many different organisations and individuals using a range of different techniques. Although a lot of these techniques work well, many do not and can lead to an … Read More
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