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


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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