Fair a Far Weir Fish Pass Opening Ceremony

Fair a Far Weir Fish Pass Opening Ceremony

The Trust in conjunction with project partners City of Edinburgh Council are organising a small gathering to celebrate the opening of the Fair a Far weir fish pass. The event will take place on the 3rd March 2018 at 11.30am next to the weir at the old mill building. All are welcome to come along and learn more about the project and we will have guest speakers, RiverLife stall, tea/coffee and home baking. We will also be joined by Cramond Angling Club who will open the salmon fishing season on the River Almond alongside the fish pass opening celebration with a toast to the river and a celebratory cast.

Location

The event will take place on the grassy area in front of the weir next to the mill buildings. A map has been included below showing the event location. The grid reference for the site is NT 18450 76423 and the nearest post code is EH4 6HY.

Fair a Far weir fish pass is part of RiverLife: Almond & Avon, a partnership project between the River Forth Fisheries Trust, The City of Edinburgh Council and West Lothian Council. The project aims to work at a catchment scale to improve both the River Almond & Avon for the benefit of wildlife and the communities along them.

RiverLife: Almond & Avon is funded by: Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland, The City of Edinburgh Council, West Lothian Council, The Scottish Government and SEPA.

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