Month: July 2015

INNS OUT – free invasive plant workshops

Interested in learning more about invasive non-native plant species? We are running a series of outdoor workshops as part of ‘INNS OUT’ – a partnership between Clyde River Foundation, Clyde and Avon Valley Partnership and Central Scotland Green Network. Come along and more »

Posted in Education, Invasive Non-Native Species, News

CRIMP refresher sessions – book now!

We’re pleased to say that our CRIMP volunteers have taken over 450 samples since we started riverfly monitoring on the River Clyde. That’s 80,321 mini beasts counted, scored and uploaded to the database! We’re impressed! Thank you to our dedicated more »

Posted in Clyde Catchment, crimp_news, News

Schools and communities in the West of Scotland get active in new river adoption project

Pupils across the River Clyde and River Ayr catchments have taken on the challenge of caring for their local rivers in a new project called ‘Healthy Rivers, Healthy Communities’. The project, which is delivered by the Clyde River Foundation in partnership with more »

Posted in Clyde Catchment, Education, News

Galloway Fisheries Trust join the Riverfly Partnership

Last week on behalf of the Riverfly Partnership, the Clyde River Foundation delivered two training workshops in Newton Stewart and Gatehouse of Fleet. The two training courses which took place on the River Cree and the Water of Fleet have more »

Posted in crimp_news, News, Uncategorized

Giant hogweed toxicity warning

Giant hogweed is a toxic plant found throughout Scotland. The plant is one of several invasive non-native plant species found in the River Clyde catchment but it stands out due to the risk it poses to human health, as highlighted by more »

Posted in Clyde Catchment, Invasive Non-Native Species, News, River Kelvin, White Cart Water

Management strategy for invasive plants on the Clyde

We are currently undertaking a survey of invasive non-native plant species across the River Clyde catchment upstream of Glasgow Tidal Weir. The work, which is funded by Scottish Natural Heritage​, will be used to inform a management strategy for invasive more »

Posted in Clyde Catchment, Foundation work, Invasive Non-Native Species, News

Scotland to Sargasso

Last week pupils from Lanarkshire became the first in Scotland to release European eels into the wild in a pilot of a new project called Scotland to Sargasso. Based on the Avon Wildlife Trust’s ‘Spawn to be Wild’ project, Scotland to Sargasso more »

Posted in Education, News, Uncategorized