Notes from the Fisheries Forum meeting on 9 April

All,

I hope you are all safe and well and not to depressed due to the lack of fishing opportunities. 

The fourth Fisheries Forum meeting was held via a Skype conference call on Thursday 9 April this is not a very friendly way to hold a meeting.  There were 22 people signed into the conference call but […]

Richard Evansdeiwood

All.Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but have just been informed by Emyr Lewis that Peter has just been told by N.R.W. that netting at Glandyfi on the river Dyfi will commence on the 1st of May. Netting by two nets a Mr Lewis and Gareth Jones.Peter has been told not to police […]

Another Mike Ashwin challenge to NRW and EA

North
West Angling Trust Fisheries Consultative Council

part of the Angling Trust and AT North
West Freshwater Forum

6th
March 2020

Heidi Stone, EA Salmon Programme Manager Peter Gough, NRW Principal
Fisheries Adviser Cc

Sharon Kennedy, Environment
Manager Cumbria

David Hudson, EA
Environment Manager, Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Dr Alan Walker, Cefas Senior Scientific Offiicer

Mark Owen,
Angling Trust Head of Freshwater Paul Knight, S&TCUK Chief Executive
Officer Mark Bilsby, […]

Wye Salmon Association to NRW

Penyhil
Felindre Brecon Powys

LD3 0SU

25
February 2020

To:

Julian Bray, Head of Inland
Fisheries, WAG

Dear Sir,

Wye Salmon Association wish again
to register with the Welsh Assembly Government their concern over the
significant lack of NRW Fisheries resources.

We have on a number of occasions
recently, written to the WAG Environment Minister and NRW CEO & Chair highlighting
the plight of Atlantic Salmon in the River […]

John Eardley to minister re: River Dyfi - Welsh Beaver Project

26th
February 2020

Lesley Griffiths AM

Minister for Environment, Energy
and Rural Affairs Welsh Government

5th Floor Tŷ Hywel Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

By email to Correspondence.Lesley.Griffiths@gov.wales (for the personal attention of the Minister for
Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs)

Re: Restoring Nature on the River Dyfi – Welsh
Beaver Project

Dear
Minister,

A series
of meetings organised by the Wildlife
Trusts Wales are currently being held in the Dyfi […]

Response from Ceri Davies re chicken farms

Ein cyf/Our ref:

Eich cyf/Your ref:

Ty Cambria/Cambria House

29 Hoel Casnewydd/Newport Road
Caerdydd/Cardiff

CF24 0TP Ebost/Email: Ffôn/Phone:

Chris White
Conservation officer

Campaign for the Protection of
Welsh Fisheries (CPWF) chriswhite.cohite@btinternet.com

21 February 2020

Dear Chris

Disposal of
contaminated water from Fron Bella broiler unit, Pentrefoelas, Conwy

Thank you for your letter, we
appreciate your interest in this matter which […]

Notes of meeting with Julian Bray

On Wednesday at the suggestion of the Minister along with John Eardley we met Julian Bray as Head of Inland Fisheries for WG together with Luke Davies who works for Julian, the meeting was held in the Llandudno WG offices between 10:00 and 12:00. 

I had previously worked with Julian when he was EA(W) Fisheries Manger […]

Mike Ashwin Chairman NWATFCC to NRW (again)

North West Angling Trust Fisheries Consultative Council part of the Angling Trust and AT North West Freshwater Forum

9 th February 2020

Heidi Stone, EA Salmon Programme Manager Peter Gough, NRW Principal Fisheries Adviser Cc Dr Alan Walker, Cefas Senior Scientific Officer Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary, Welsh Assembly Government Mark Owen, Angling Trust […]

Mike Ashwin Chairman NWATFCC North West Angling Trust Fisheries Consultative Council to Lesley Griffiths

North West Angling Trust Fisheries Consultative Council part of the Angling Trust and AT North West Freshwater Forum

8 th February 2020

To: Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary, Welsh Assembly Government

Correspondence.Lesley.griffiths@gov.wales

Cc Peter Gough, NRW Principal Fisheries Adviser Heidi Stone, EA Salmon Programme Manager Mark Owen, Angling Trust Head of Freshwater Paul Knight, S&TCUK […]

Chris White to Ceri Davis 17/1/20

Ceri,I note that you are a signatory on behalf of NRW on the attached 2018 protocol for the disposal of contaminated water.  I have real concerns on the disposal of wash water from poultry farms due to the impact of the disinfectant on the aquatic environment.  I expressed my concerns at the last Fisheries Forum about […]

To Ceri Davies at NRW: thanks Chris

Ceri,
I note that you are a signatory on behalf of NRW on the attached 2018 protocol for the disposal of contaminated water.
I have real concerns on the disposal of wash water from poultry farms due to the impact of the disinfectant on the aquatic environment.
I expressed my concerns at the last Fisheries Forum about the […]

NRW Newsletter Spring 2020

The link to the Newsletter, which gives details of NRW’s fishery related works, is located under the Newsletter […]

The Minister agrees her team to meet John and Chris: congratulations on persistence chaps and good luck

Lesley Griffiths AC/AM

Gweinidog yr Amgylchedd, Ynni a Materion Gwledig
Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs

Eich cyf/Your ref

Ein cyf/Our ref LG/7611/19 Chris White

Llywodraeth Cymru Welsh Government

chriswhite.cohite@gmail.com

Ni                          h  January 2020

Thank you for your letters of 10 and 13 December,
regarding your ongoing concerns about my decision to approve the All Wales
byelaws (AWB) and my recent decision to delay […]

Subject:River stock management improvements & Prof Revell research study of Severn/Dee rod catch. Thanks to Mike Ashwin

From: Mike AshwinSent: 02 January 2020 15:07To: Stone, Heidi <heidi.stone@environment-agency.gov.uk>; Talks, Lawrence <lawrence.talks@environment-agency.gov.uk>; simon toms <simon.toms@environment-agency.gov.uk>; brian shields <brian.shields@environment-agency.gov.uk>; Bainger, Chris <chris.bainger@environment-agency.gov.uk>; Gough, Peter <Peter.Gough@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk>; Mee, David <David.Mee@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk>; Davidson, Ian <Ian.Davidson@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk>Cc:alan.walker@cefas.co.uk <alan.walker@cefas.co.uk> ​Dear colleagues,

This communication is circulated to lead EA & NRW managers/advisers and will be forwarded to EFG & WFF representatives involved in ongoing Byelaw/Stock management dialogue, authors of […]

Chris White to Minister

President

Allan Cuthbert Email: 1highplains@gmail.com

Strategy Officer

John Eardley Email: johneardley@btinternet.com

Conservation
Officer

Chris White

57 Normanby Drive
Connahs Quay Flintshire

CH5 4JX

Email:chriswhite.cohite@gmail.com

Re: Written Statement:
Agricultural Pollution Regulations

Dear Minister,

12 December 2019

I wrote to you on 10 December concerning the effect of the proposed
fisheries byelaws on rural communities. I was alarmed to see that on 11
December you  issued a written statement
with respect to Agricultural Pollution Regulations […]