A Celebration of the Living River

January 14, 2020

The River Dee Trust is hosting a Celebration of the Living River in the grounds of Banchory Lodge on the afternoon of 1 February from 2 pm - 4pm (admission free). Join us in the marquee at Banchory Lodge to find out how the River is managed and take part in activities.

Suitable for family and friends, old and new.

  • interactive stalls showcasing some of the work carried out by the Trust and Dee DSFB to protect and enhance the river and its tributaries,
  • Children's casting competition supported by Orvis, Banchory
  • The Living River Conservation Project school competition: short-listed displays and winner announcement.
  • Arts & Crafts

Living River Festival

February 03, 2020

The River Dee Trust, organised the first festival to celebrate all aspects of the River Dee on Saturday. We were delighted it was such a success after hundreds of people took part in a range of events.

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A Million Trees to Save Our Salmon

January 30, 2020

The River Dee Trust has announced plans to plant a million native trees in one of the biggest nature restoration projects in the Cairngorms. The project will recreate areas of landscape that have been lost for 2000 years.

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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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