Government announces new draft measures to address decline in salmon stocks

20 Dec

The Environment Agency announced that it would be launching a 5-point plan for restoring salmon stocks in the new year which would include actions to:

  1.     Improve marine survival
  2.     Further reduce exploitation by nets and rods
  3.     Remove barriers to migration and enhance habitat
  4.     Maximise spawning success by improving water quality
  5.     Safeguard sufficient flows