Freshwater Pearl Mussel Surveys in Ayrshire

Ayrshire Rivers Trust will very shortly have an additional licenced Freshwater Pearl Mussel (FWPM) surveyor in the team. Muir attended a freshwater pearl mussel training workshop yesterday in Inverness hosted by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), The Scottish Fisheries Co-Ordination Centre (SFCC) and Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust. The aim of the workshop was to introduce surveyors to FWPM surveys, ecology and conservation. It was an informative day providing attendees with the latest up to date survey techniques and learning of the latest research first hand from experienced experts in FWPM conservation. Surveying for FWPM using a bathyscope Here in Ayrshire,…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Freshwater Pearl Mussel Surveys in Ayrshire