RiverLife: Almond & Avon Volunteer Coordinator
Amy has a BSc (Hons) in animal biology from Edinburgh Napier University and has been working at River Forth Fisheries Trust since August 2015. Prior to this she worked at the Nith Catchment Fishery Trust on a summer seasonal basis between the years of 2011 and 2015. Within the trust network her role has been primarily working on Invasive Non-Native Species projects. Amy also delivers other trust activities such as electrofishing, developing learning opportunities and delivering the Fish in the Classroom project in schools around the District. Through this project, she undertakes the role of educating school pupils in the life cycle of fish. Amy has experience in activities ranging from invasives species control to volunteer group management as well as organising formal and informal training of volunteers in pesticide application and invasive species identification and control. Amy is the volunteer coordinator for RiverLife: Almond & Avon Project and will be leading volunteer work parties and providing training throughout the project.