Volunteer Electrofishing

Volunteer Electrofishing

Volunteer My Electrofishing Experience by Elspeth Smith  I was able to get into the electrofishing course through the Trust which was certified by the Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre (SFCC).  This was a two-day course which the first day was on theory where I...
Craigsfarm volunteering

Craigsfarm volunteering

This month, at our regular volunteer meet up with volunteers from Craigsfarm, we ran an impromptu Freshwater Watch workshop for two volunteers.  Freshwater Watch is a global initiative that allows citizen scientists to monitor the water quality of their local burn,...
Thanks Heineken

Thanks Heineken

We have been working on the upper Avon for the duration of RiverLife with the aim of improving biodiversity and riverbank management.  Earlier this week, we were joined by 11 volunteers from Heineken’s Edinburgh office who came to plant trees, adding to the work of...
Bogburn volunteering session 6

Bogburn volunteering session 6

Heading upstream – from our meeting point in Morrisons carpark – across the adjacent wildflower meadow, our regular volunteer group have often found themselves sliding and stumbling down a steep slope before accessing the tarmac path below.  This month,...
All Of Our Training.

All Of Our Training.

RiverLife has been busy lately. Training our volunteers is an important part of our Project and, at Forth Rivers Trust, we have wholeheartedly jumped in these last few months to train our committed volunteers in skills such as Electrofishing, Pesticides application...