Funding success for barrier easement on two tributaries of the Irvine.

Great news for the Irvine catchment ART has now secured adequate funding to improve two barriers in the upper catchment. We managed to secure the necessary funding despite many rejections. Our thanks to East Ayrshire Renewable Energy Fund, Nineveh Trust, Darvel Angling Club and the Hugh Fraser Foundation for their contributions to this.   These improvements should allow spawning fish to reach their intended destinations on the Hag Burn and the Tulloch Burn. Both these waters have impassible obstacles on them with good habitat upstream. By opening up spawning areas like this, this is the quickest way to increase stocks…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Funding success for barrier easement on two tributaries of the Irvine.