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The Dee is one of the most famous salmon rivers of the world.


Vacancy: Education Officer

January 15, 2020

We are now recruiting an Education Officer to join the River Dee Trust team! We are looking for someone who can increase awareness, enthusiasm for and understanding of our rivers in Deeside and Aberdeen City. Working with schools and community groups, you will enable young people to undertake outdoor learning in a safe and fun manner and introduce them to the river on their doorstep. Sound interesting ? Then please read more.

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Vacancy: Biologist

January 15, 2020

River Dee Trust seeks a Biologist to spearhead research on the iconic River Dee! With Atlantic Salmon at crisis point across the country we are looking for someone who will be responsible for the research and monitoring programmes carried out by the Trust. The post is a challenging and significant one as it will guide the fisheries management of one of Scotland’s major rivers. This will include monitoring fish populations, analysing data to inform restoration programmes and communicating the information to stakeholders.

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Callum Mackenzie Cup 2019

November 01, 2019

The Callum Mackenzie Cup is awarded by Ballogie Estate Enterprises for the most notable fish, of any species, caught by a youngster within the Dee catchment, including Rivers Cowie and Carron or one of the many trout fisheries in the district.

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Fisheries Protection

September 24, 2019

With the season coming to a close Fisheries Officers are still working hard to protect salmon from poachers. Poaching still goes on and can have a major impact on fish stocks, particularly when numbers are down across the country.

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Building Living Riverbanks

March 05, 2019

In order to protect recently planted trees on the banks of the Dee at Invercauld, not far from Braemar Castle, Dee Salmon Fishery Board staff have been using live, locally sourced willow to stabilize areas of rapidly eroding banks.

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Callum Mackenzie Cup

October 29, 2018

The Callum Mackenzie Cup is awarded by Ballogie Estate Enterprises for the most notable fish, of any species, caught by a youngster within the Dee catchment.

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