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Fair-a-Far fish pass construction (update)

[fullwidth_text alt_background="none" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] The temporary dam above the works site at Fair-a-Far was washed away in a high water event a couple weeks ago.  This resulted in the flooding of the construction site.  However, the dam has...

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Brash Bank Protection on the Killandean burn

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] Gareth Pedley, a conservation officer for the Wild Trout Trust, visited us on Saturday to run a brash banking workshop on the Killandean burn.  It was a great learning...

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Volunteering at Killandean

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] Volunteers have been making a huge difference to paths and steps around the Killandean Greenway making access around the site easier for everyone. We have had 4 days out...

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Kirkton weir fish pass is almost complete

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4th West Lothian Scouts intro to angling

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] RiverLife teamed up with Linlithgow Angling Club (LAC) and Scottish Angler's National Association (SANA) this month to give 20 scouts from Linlithgow an introduction to...

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Kirkton weir fish pass update

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] The precast units of the fish pass, that is being constructed at Kirkton weir, were put in place on Saturday.  After a pool was built at the downstream end of the pass...

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Fair-a-far weir fish pass destruction

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] It's the end of an era at Fair-a-far weir in Cramond as the old fish pass is broken down to make way for the new and improved structure. Originally built in 1790 to...

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Kirkton weir fish rescue #2

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] The River Forth Fisheries Trust were at Kirkton weir yesterday completing the second planned fish rescue in the partially dewatered area downstream of the weir....

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Fish rescue at Kirkton weir

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] It was a busy time yesterday as a temporary dam was built and the water pumped out of an area behind Kirkton weir to create a dry working area where the fish pass will be...

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