River Marden 2018 fisheries improvements

Project background In 2017, Bristol Avon Rivers Trust (BART) applied to the Environment Agency’s ‘Fisheries Improvement Fund’ following a walkover survey of the entire length of the river and several small improvement projects over recent years. The River Marden rises in Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire and runs through the town of Calne, then through pasture and villages…

Rod licence funds – Environment Agency reports

The Environment Agency has today released the annual fisheries report detailing how rod licence income was distributed by the agency and its partners to protect and enhance angling and fisheries. The report details aspects of fisheries including money used to restock England’s rivers, enforcement and participation. The Wessex report, featuring our weir removals on the Wellow Brook…