Cormorants and Goosanders

23 May

The Fish-Eating Birds Review, commissioned by DEFRA, last year published its recommendations on reducing the impact of predation by fish-eating birds in England. New measures endorsed by the then DEFRA Minister Richard Benyon include the introduction of three Fisheries Management Advisors (FMAs) and a new area licence to allow greater flexibility by encouraging and allowing fisheries to work together for greater effect.

(Angling Trust Website)


The Fisheries Management Advisor for the North East is Richard Bamforth, and The Angling Trust are urging those who need advice or help with control of fish-eating birds to contact him



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