Please find attached here the South West Water / Fowey Fisheries & Resources Group 'PR14' statement with proposed works to the St Neot / Colliford / Fowey.
The Fowey Rivers Association 2014/2015 Newsletter has been published.
Download a copy here - http://www.riverfowey.org/documents/newsletter/2015Newsletter.pdf
Here are the latest EA Restormel Fish Counter figures -
“An opportunity to take part in a demonstration project in SW England was launched in September 2013, when Expressions of Interest were sought from experienced aquaculture operators.
Over the summer and early autumn, a consortium comprising Cefas, The Crown Estate and the British Trout Association has been managing a process for the selection of the commercial operator for the Cornwall Aquaculture Demonstration Project.
While there were several expressions of interest in taking forward this work, they did not meet the project's terms of reference in the given timescale to deliver a project of the highest standard.
Therefore, Cefas and the consortium have decided that the current demonstration project will not be progressed at this time. Cefas and the consortium members remain supportive of the sustainable development of aquaculture across England and Wales, and believe that projects based on sound science, stakeholder engagement and the sharing of information such as this can make a valuable contribution to future growth"
Well done Roger Furniss and everyone who has helped in the campaign to prevent the setting up of a large fish farm off the South Cornwall coast.
The Environment Agency - River Fowey Fish Counter - Annual reports right back from 1998 to 2011 (when they stopped being produced) have just been loaded into the document archive on the website - see them here
The next committee meeting will be held at the Lostwithiel Social club on Wednesday January 21st at 7.30pm.
An interesting report on this weeks ITV CountryWise program - about River Management and the problems of recent years.
This is very much the type of work the FRA undertakes for The River Fowey
See the program on catch-up -
I think this will expire in a month - and may require registration - but worth the few moments to do that.
The latest Environment Agency Fish Counter stats can be seen here -
Please find a notice about the Fowey Hatchery closure here