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List of organisations for Scotland

Organisation Web site Notes
River Restoration Centre http://www.therrc.co.uk The River Restoration Centre (RRC) exists to promote, facilitate and support best practice in river, watercourse and floodplain management across the UK. It aims to provide a focal point for the exchange and dissemination of information and expertise relating to river restoration and enhancement. The Centre also provides advice on site-specific technical issues through a network of experienced river restoration practitioners. RRC is a non-profit making organisation which aims to offer impartial advice to enable practitioners and clients, to gain maximum benefit from current experiences in a variety of easily accessible ways.
Scottish Environment Protection Agency http://www.sepa.org.uk/default.aspx The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is the environmental regulator and flood warning authority in Scotland. Its principal role is to protect and improve Scotland's environment. SEPA is responsible for administering the Water Environment Restoration Fund to support projects to help restore Scotland’s catchments from the source, down through rivers, lochs, floodplains into the estuaries and out to sea. The primary focus of the funding is to tackle impacts on the morphology or physical condition of these ecosystems. This funding from the Scottish Government seeks to restore the condition of Scotland's water environment and to support partnership projects with third parties.
Scottish Natural Heritage http://www.snh.gov.uk/ Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is a Scottish public body, responsible for Scotland's natural heritage, especially its natural, genetic and scenic diversity. It advises the Scottish Government and acts as a government agent in the delivery of conservation designations, i.e. National Nature Reserves, Local Nature Reserves, Long Distance Routes, National Parks, Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), Special Areas of Conservation, Special Protection Areas and the National Scenic Area. SNH offers support to improving Scotland's water environment through its Grant Programme.
Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland http://www.rafts.org.uk/ Formed in 2005, the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) is a leading independent freshwater conservation charity representing Scotland’s national network of rivers and fisheries Trusts and Foundations. RAFTS manages a range of core policy and project-driven objectives, including representing it’s 25 member Trusts and Foundations.
James Hutton Institute http://www.hutton.ac.uk/research/themes/managing-catchments-and-coasts The James Hutton Institute is an international research centre based in Scotland. They work in areas including catchment management, natural flood risk, water quality, water resources and ecosystem services.
Tweed Forum http://www.tweedforum.org/ Tweed Forum was formed in 1991 to promote the sustainable use of the whole of the Tweed catchment through holistic and integrated management and planning. Tweed Forum works to protect, enhance and restore the rich natural, built and cultural heritage of the River Tweed and its tributaries. The Forum works at both the strategic level and the project level in order to achieve tangible benefits on the ground.
cbec eco-engineering http://www.cbecoeng.co.uk/index.php cbec has substantial experience with assessment, design and implementation of river and floodplain restoration and management projects.
Argyll Fisheries Trust http://www.argyllfisheriestrust.co.uk/ The work of the Argyll Fisheries Trust (AFT) is focused on migratory fish species such as salmon and sea trout. AFT has also undertaken scientific research on a range of other freshwater fish species, notably pike, brown trout, char and lamprey. There are many factors in the freshwater and marine environment that have impacted wild fish populations in the region, and AFT continue to work with the relevant bodies to improve management practices and conserve this important natural and economic resource.
Ayrshire Rivers Trust http://www.ayrshireriverstrust.org/ The Ayrshire Rivers Trust provide advice, carry out research, and protect and enhance freshwater rivers and their surrounding habitat.
Clyde River Foundation http://www.clyderiverfoundation.org/ The Clyde River Foundation was founded in 1999 with the aim of improving understanding of all aspects of river management and in particular to provide a permanent, professional fisheries science presence in the catchment.
Cromarty Firth Fishery Board http://www.cromarty.dsfb.org.uk/ The Cromarty Firth Fishery Board is responsible for the management of the wild salmon and sea trout stocks of all the rivers running into the Cromarty Firth.The Board carries out a wide variety of fishery protection and fishery management activities on land, river and sea.
River Dee Trust and Dee District Salmon Fishery Board http://www.riverdee.org.uk/welcome.asp The River Dee Trust is a community-based charitable company, set up in 1998 to firstly, improve our knowledge of the ecology and associated fish stocks of the River Dee so that practical improvements and restoration of the River and the wildlife it supports can be achieved. Secondly, to deliver educational information to schools, organisations and individuals living in the North East of Scotland.
Deveron, Bogie & Isla Rivers Charitable Trust http://www.deveron.org/wb/ The Trust's objectives are to conserve, protect and rehabilitate salmon, sea-trout and trout and other indigenous wildlife and to promote the ecological cycle within the Deveron catchment area and to raise people's awareness of conservation and protected areas by commissioning research and publishing the results for the public's benefit.
River Don Trust, Don District Salmon Fishery Board and the River Don Brown Trout Improvement Association http://www.riverdon.org.uk/ The River Don Trust is a charitable organisation established to advance for public benefit environmental protection and improvement by conserving and enhancing the natural biodiversity associated with the freshwater environments of the River Don.
Esks Rivers & Fisheries Trust and Esk District Salmon Fishery Board http://www.erft.org.uk/ The Esks Rivers & Fisheries Trust (ERFT) aim to advance for public benefit environmental protection and improvement by conserving and enhancing all species of freshwater fish and their environments primarily, but not limited to the inland and coastal waters of the rivers and their tributaries listed above; and advance the education of the public and any other association, company, local authority, administration or governmental body or representative body in understanding aquatic ecosystems, including (a) their flora and economic or social activity, and river catchment management and (b) the need for, and the benefits of, protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the aquatic environment.
River Forth Fisheries Trust http://www.fishforth.co.uk/rfft/ The Esks Rivers & Fisheries Trust (ERFT) aim to advance for public benefit environmental protection and improvement by conserving and enhancing all species of freshwater fish and their environments primarily but not limited to the inland and coastal waters of the River Forth catchment including all waters which enter the Forth Estuary and Firth of Forth; and advance the education of the public and any other association, company, local authority, administration or governmental body or representative body in understanding aquatic ecosystems, including (a) their flora and economic or social activity, and river catchment management and (b) the need for, and the benefits of, protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the aquatic environment.
Galloway Fisheries Trust http://www.gallowayfisheriestrust.org/ The aim of the Galloway Fisheries Trust is to restore and maintain aquatic biodiversity, particularly native fish, in Galloway by means of practical, responsible and sustainable approaches to land, water and fishery management, based on sound science, for the benefit of the community as a whole.
Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fishery Board and the Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust http://www.ksft.org/ The Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fisheries Board and the Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust are the two organisations tasked with managing and improving the fishery and the riparian habitat within the catchment of the 5 rivers flowing into the Kyle of Sutherland. Their purpose is to support research conservation initiatives and to advance public education that will benefit the freshwater fish resources and associated habitat of the region and to preserve for future generations a valuable part of Sutherland's natural heritage.
Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust http://www.llft.org/ The Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust (LLFT) formed in 2001 to champion the conservation and restoration of Loch Lomond's native fish populations, their habitats and the freshwater environment. The Trust aim to maintain and restore aquatic biodiversity in and around Loch Lomond by means of practical, responsible and sustainable approaches to water, land and fishery management based on sound science.
Lochaber Fisheries Trust http://www.lochaberfish.org.uk/ The Lochaber Fisheries Trust is a charity dedicated to improving and raising awareness of the fish populations and freshwater habitats of Lochaber.
Ness & Beauly Fisheries Trust http://www.nbft.co.uk/ The Ness & Beauly Fisheries Trust (N&BFT) established in 2006 to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of both the Rivers Beauly and Ness and the native fish stocks within their catchments. The Trust will support and promote holistic catchment management, drawing together all stakeholders to provide a vehicle to allow them to invest in this management.

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Nith District Salmon Fishery Board and the Nith Catchment Fishery Trust http://www.river-nith.com/ The principle objectives of the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board are to preserve, protect and enhance stocks of migratory salmonids in the Nith catchment and to preserve, protect and enhance the fishery. The Nith Catchment Fishery Trust is was formed to conserve and enhance all native freshwater fish and their habitats located within the inland and coastal waters of the River Nith catchment and the jurisdictional area of the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board.
Outer Hebrides Fisheries Trust http://www.outerhebridesfisheriestrust.org.uk The Outer Hebrides Fisheries Trust (OHFT) was formed as the Western Isles Fisheries Trust (WIFT) in 1996. The Trust is a charitable, community based organisation conducting scientific research into wild fish stocks and advising on freshwater fisheries management.
River Annan Trust & District Salmon Fishery Board http://www.riverannan.org/ The River Annan Trust (RAT) was set up in August 2010 to continue to improve and protect the rivers environment, engage in research towards better management of the resource, generate sustainable access to the river and to educate the general public on the importance of the river. Whilst the trust is one of the newest river trusts in Scotland, it is in the fortunate position that it is able to build upon a wealth of work carried out by the River Annan District Salmon Fisheries Board.
Spey Fishery Board and Spey Foundation http://www.speyfisheryboard.com/ The two organisations work together to protect, enhances and conserve the Spey Fishery District, which covers 107 miles of Mainstem River, approximately 560 miles of tributaries and 20 miles of coastline in the Moray Firth, from Lossiemouth to the west of the Spey estuary to Cowhythe Head in the east.
Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board and Tay Foundation Their joint objectives are to advance, promote and carry out the improvement, enhancement and study of and research into the stocks of Atlantic salmon and such other species of fish and the ecological cycle connected therewith in the Tay Salmon Fishery District for the benefit and good of the public.
Tweed Foundation http://www.tweedfoundation.org.uk/ The Tweed Foundation, a company with charitable status, aims to protect and enhance the economic and social value of the fishes of the Tweed and the Eye through the study, maintenance and restoration of their populations, ecosystems and habitats and the encouragement of wider participation in angling.
West Sutherland Fisheries Trust http://http://home.btconnect.com/wsft/index.html The West Sutherland Fisheries Trust (WSFT) was established in 1996 to maintain and restore native fish populations. The Trust area extends from the Hope in the north to the Garvie in the south, and covers all catchments flowing west.
Wester Ross Fisheries Trust http://www.wrft.org.uk/ Wester Ross Fisheries Trust (WRFT) was established in 1996 in response to the need for solutions to fisheries problems and to improve the management of wild fisheries. It aims to conserve, restore and develop healthy and productive fisheries within Wester Ross.
Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust and District Salmon Fishery Boards http://www.fnlft.org.uk/ The Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust promotes sustainable management of river resources and fish populations through research, restoration and education. To achieve this, the Trust works closely with the District Salmon Fishery Board for each river, and other relevant organisations.
River Ythan Trust http://www.riverythantrust.org/ The River Ythan Trust was formed in early 2010 and aims to protect and enhance the River Ythan in Aberdeenshire.
Skye Fisheries Trust Skye Fisheries Trust targets the advancement of education and the advancement of environmental protection or improvement.
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