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Agricultural pollution soil erosion 3 x550

22.08.17  Destruction of river ecology by agriculture highlighted in new campaign video The Angling Trust has released a 3-minute video to highlight the impacts of agriculture on the ecology of rivers, in particular on fish and the invertebrates on which they feed.  The video has been released to coincide with publication of a major investigation into the problem of agricultural pollution by the Bureau for Investigative Journalism, published in The Guardian today (21st August).

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14.08.17  Environment Agency issues advice following increase in pink salmon numbers This season has seen abnormally high numbers of Pacific pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) reported running rivers in the northeast of England, Ireland and Scotland. The Environment Agency has now issued advice regarding what to do if you catch one of these alien fish.

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09.08.17  Angling Trust Launches Campaign to "Help Save Our Wrasse" The Angling Trust has launched a national campaign calling for an immediate closure of the live capture wrasse fishery supplying fish to the Scottish salmon farming industry and is urging all anglers and conservationists to get involved.

Harrogate Anglers AIF-Funded Otter Fence

08.08.17  Angling gets another £320,000 boost from fishing licence sales

Another £320,000 is being made available this summer to the Angling Improvement Fund (AIF) to support angling facilities and access improvements on rivers and at angling venues around the country.

Kingsbury Water Park EA and AT Partnership Day

03.08.17  Environment Agency Chair Gives Thumbs-Up to Fisheries Partnership Working The Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, along with EA Director of Environment & Business Harvey Bradshaw, visited Kingsbury Water Park on Monday 24 July to witness the joint work of EA fisheries and the Angling Trust in action.  They saw first-hand the way that the Voluntary Bailiff Service supports the work of the Environment Agency’s enforcement staff to tackle rod licence evasion and other illegal fishing in partnership with the police service.  They also examined fish refuges which had been installed with funds from the Angling Improvement Fund to protect fish from cormorants and to provide spawning and nursery habitat for fish. 

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