News headlines Feb 17
17.02.17 Multi-million pound project to restore freshwater fish habitats in Cornish rivers The Angling Trust has congratulated the Westcountry Rivers Trust after it launched a £2.2 million project to restore freshwater fish habitats in two iconic Cornish rivers – the Camel and the Fowey.
16.02.17 Spring Into Fishing - Free Events - March 11-25 With the worst of winter nearly over, now's the time to Spring Into Fishing at one of our free, fun and friendly activity days for families this March. Spring Into Fishing events run by the Angling Trust and funded by the Environment Agency, are a great way to get everyone out doing something different and will help kids learn new skills outdoors – best of all it won’t cost a penny!
15.02.17 Chance for voluntary approach as mandatory catch and release for salmon in Wales is postponed The Angling Trust welcomes the news that the implementation of new bylaws being proposed in Wales for mandatory catch and release for all salmon has been postponed for the coming season to allow time for a full consultation.
01.02.17 Bass rules clarified by Westminster and Cardiff Angling groups have welcomed clarification by the UK and Welsh Governments over the new rules agreed in December by EU fisheries ministers covering the netting of threatened bass stocks by commercial fishermen.
01.02.17 Angling Trust supports Government proposals to ban microbeads The Angling Trust has backed a ban on the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products in the UK. The tiny plastic beads used in shower gels, face scrubs, toothpastes and other products are washed down the drain and being too small to be removed in the water treatment process end up being washed out to sea where they absorb toxic chemicals, enter the food chain and accumulate in fish and other marine organisms.
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