Author: Emma Sandham

A veritable feast of mini-adventures

We travelled to France in mid-December. We have a small village house in the foothills of the Pyrenees in a mediaeval village called Chalabre and intended to be back by mid-January. When they announced lockdown in the UK, we decided to stay as three of us working from our flat in London would have tested any family unit. We call it ‘the...

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Launch of two ground-breaking research projects to save our wild Atlantic salmon

A conservation charity, whose sole purpose is the fight to save the wild Atlantic salmon, has started preparing for this year’s launch of two ground-breaking research projects. The MSA brings together leading salmon conservation organisations across the UK - the Atlantic Salmon Trust, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Angling Trust with Fish Legal, Fisheries Management Scotland and The Rivers Trust...

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Kickstart the BBQ season with sustainable, wild Venison

With the end of lockdown nearing, so many are looking forward to reconnecting with family and friends in their gardens this year. Promising longer, sunnier evenings, the fast-approaching BBQ season is perfect for entertaining at home. Holme Farmed Venison is offering a Summer BBQ Meat Box for just £40, packed full of sustainably and locally sourced venison from the UK. Whether you are...

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Orvis UK joins Anglers Against Pollution campaign to protect Britain’s waters from pollution

We have always been proud to work with fishing organisations. Not only because fishing connects us with nature, destresses us and brings likeminded fish enthusiasts together - but because of its inextricable links to conservation. We are extremely pleased to announce that our long-standing client, Orvis UK, has been welcomed by The Angling Trust as their launch partner for its Anglers Against...

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Missing Salmon Alliance Goes from Strength to Strength as Two New Organisations Join

The Missing Salmon Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members, Fisheries Management Scotland and The Rivers Trust. In 2019 a group of conservation-focused organisations came together to drive action and save our wild Atlantic salmon from extinction by combining expertise, coordinating activities and advocating effective management solutions. The three existing organisations, The Atlantic Salmon Trust, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust,...

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NRW’S PLANNING ADVICE ON WYE POLLUTION INEFFECTIVE SAY CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS FISH LEGAL AND SALMON & TROUT CONSERVATION

Aquatic conservation organisations Fish Legal and Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) have written to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) about on-going pollution of the River Wye and its headwaters and tributaries. Following the publication of NRW’s “planning advice” to Councils on development on or near the River Wye and tributaries, Fish Legal and S&TC have told NRW that they consider the advice defective...

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NRW’s planning advice on Wye pollution ineffective say conservation organisations Fish Legal and Salmon & Trout Conservation

Aquatic conservation organisations Fish Legal and Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) have written to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) about on-going pollution of the River Wye and its headwaters and tributaries. Following the publication of NRW’s “planning advice” to Councils on development on or near the River Wye and tributaries, Fish Legal and S&TC have told NRW that they consider the advice defective...

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Business Coaching

2020 was a formative year with many life changes, losses, challenges and opportunity for celebration and reflection. Working in challenging conditions during lockdowns in a small flat in London reinforced just how much I adore my business and my clients as it was predominantly a positive focus. We are there to serve our clients and that was never put to the test more...

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Orvis Launch ‘Fish in the Reads’ Virtual Series

A new free virtual series for 2021 – Orvis UK is delighted to launch ‘Fish in the Reads’ this February, taking place fortnightly until March. Orvis UK, world-renowned fly fishing and outdoor apparel brand, aims to connect booklovers and fishing enthusiasts with the authors behind some of the most creative and well-known books in the industry with this new virtual series. The...

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MSA Launch New Website

To coincide with World Fish Migration Day, the Missing Salmon Alliance (MSA) today launches its new website, detailing the Likely Suspects Framework as the organisation’s flagship project. October 24th, 2020 marks World Fish Migration Day, a one-day global celebration to create awareness on the importance of free-flowing rivers and migratory fish, such as Atlantic salmon. The MSA is a collective of passionate...

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