Fish farm lice ‘killing off wild salmon’

Fishing for Salmon as a sport is becoming a wrestling match between our romantic memory of what once was, and our conscience; sustaining our environment. I have rarely bought a license in the last decade, as I feel guilty catching, let alone killing, an endangered...

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Skunk Cabbage on the Eastern Cleddau.

Lysichiton americanus - Wikipedia When I tried to dig up my first Skunk Cabbage I fell back into the riverside mud onto my back. The roots were 2-3 feet deep, large and convoluted with many strands. I have heard subsequently that leaving just one root tip behind can...

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Save our forests and restore the forested uplands in particular

The rapid flush of acid water down the rivers from well drained and grazed uplands is responsible for so much damage. It means spates are short, and wash down much of the river banks and soil. This clogs up spawning gravel for invertebrates, the eggs of spawning fish,...

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Rare plants on the verge of extinction

All our wild plants are precious. I was just on Rodborough common looking unsuccessfully for the Duke of Burgundy fritillary which lays its eggs on the yellow cowslips littering the meadows. Fantastic site, with early puple orchids interspersed amongst the cowslips.....

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Brexit: Environmental standards could be eroded warn peers

Collecting more data, getting more reports.... A standard tactic is repeated. The time to act is now. The State of Nature report tells us plainly that there is little time left and species are being lost annually. Some of them are hardly ever seen, such as...

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The Cleddau Trail Map

The Pembrokeshire Rivers Trust Cleddau Trail takes you on two 'Source to Sea' river journeys. Follow the Western Cleddau Trail to discover unspoilt natural habitats, home to migratory salmon and sewin, kingfishers and other wildlife. The Eastern Cleddau Trail follows the flow of Pembrokeshire's rainwater as it becomes drinking water.


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