Month: April 2014

CRIMPing in Quarriers

The first CRIMP workshop of 2014 was held in Quarriers Village on Saturday 26th April. New eager CRIMPers attended from Bridge of Weir (River) Angling Club, Duncanrig Secondary School,  Hollybrook Academy, Strathgryfe Angling Association and Whitelee Windfarm Countryside Ranger Service. more »

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Farewell to the fish…

The practical part of Clyde in the Classroom project came to a close just before the Easter Holiday, as the last of the classroom-raised brown trout were released into the wild. With 102 classes taking part, we’ve enjoyed a busy more »

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CRIMP training available in May

Interested in riverfly monitoring? We have a few places still available on our Clyde Riverfly Monitoring Partnership (CRIMP) training courses on Saturday May 3rd and 10th. Contact the project coordinator Lesley Deans to book a place: lesley.deans@glasgow.ac.uk.       more »

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East Kilbride Angling Club open day

East Kilbride Angling Club invited us along to their open day event at Greenhills Library on Saturday April 12th. The club set up a fly-tying demo, kid’s crafts, a raffle and even a collection of the library’s fishing literature! We took along more »

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An afternoon with the beasties of the Brock Burn

Our riverfly expert Lesley joined the Dams to Darnley Country Park Rangers Joe and Eilidh on Saturday 22 March for a fun-filled afternoon of riverfly sampling and ID as part of National Science & Engineering Week. The rangers, both of whom more »

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River Clyde foam pollution caused by illegal detergent discharge

A pollution incident which produced large amounts of foam on the River Clyde on Friday 4th April is thought to have been caused by an illegal discharge of detergent. Foam was also visible on the White Cart and some of its more »

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Unexplained foam on the River Clyde

Some photographs of the currently unexplained occurrence of foam on the River Clyde in Glasgow today.  SEPA Officers are investigating.  We will update when we have further information.                  

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SFCC Scale Reading Course

Fish scales, like trees, have growth rings which show the growth history of the fish and can therefore be a useful tool in fishery management. The Clyde River Foundation’s Fisheries Management Planner David McColl recently attended a scale reading course run more »

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