Welsh Dee Smolt tagging reports

Joel Rees Jones, of NRW, has been good enough to share the various reports relating to the smolt tagging experiment currently in its final year on the head of the River Dee click here for link.

Chris White's letter to The Minister

Dear Minister,

Following an email from the Planning Inspectorate re the delay in the release of the Inspectors report on the above Inquiry please see the attached letter outlining our very real concerns on the lack of transparency with regard to the inquiry and the withholding of the inspectors report until a decision has […]

Commentary from CPWF Conservation Officer

As I am away next week following discussions with the key CPWF objectors I have sent the attached letter to the Minister this evening (and received acknowledgement of its receipt). 

I am not sure if this will make any difference and expect to receive the standard ‘I can’t comment until I receive the Inspectors […]

Update from Chris White


Some of you will already have received this email from the Planning Inspectorate (PI) to say the inspectors report will now not be completed until 3 June.  We should not be surprised that the inspector is having difficulty ‘due to the complexity’ of the inquiry.  This is direct result of the Minister using […]

Chris White: Notes on the Welsh Fisheries Forum


Stephen Marsh-Smith Afonydd Cymru Richard Garner Williams Welsh Salmon & Trout Conservation Cymru Mark Lloyd Angling Trust Alan Winstone Clwyd, Conwy & Gwynedd Rivers Trust Paul Edwards Welsh Salmon & Trout Angling Association Denise Ashton Wild Trout Trust Chris White Campaign for the Protection of Welsh Fisheries Johnathan Luke Davies Welsh Government (Inland […]

Chris White: Report on Welsh Fisheries Forum

The second meeting of the fisheries forum was held in Newtown on Thursday 2 May, I have attached a summary of the notes I took at the meeting, the formal minutes will be available via the NRW website once approved, I will forward a copy to you as soon as I receive the draft […]