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


2021


Vigilance required as anniversary of Pacific pink salmon looms.

May 26, 2021

Four years ago non-native Pacific pink salmon arrived in the River Dee in unprecedented numbers. Many other rivers across Scotland had a similar experience which was then repeated to a lesser two years later. Early summer 2021, heralds the next likely appearance of these invasive species, due to their two-year lifecycle. We are asking anglers to remain vigilant over the coming weeks as we anticipate their return to the Dee.

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'Car Bank' Removal Delivers Positive Change

February 25, 2021

During the Pearls in Peril project, one of the most eye-catching actions was the removal of 20 cars, plus rubble and timber, being used as a flood wall on the River Dee upstream of Braemar. New research shows that removing this barrier and reconnecting the river with the floodplain has caused many positive changes.

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