Strategic Goals

DRIVE PROJECTS BASED UPON SCIENTIFIC FACT AND SHARE THE RESULTS, KNOWLEDGE AND ACTIONS

  • Understand the river and salmon population through research, monitoring and data collection.
  • Influence government projects to better reflect the interests of the salmon angling community.
  • Target funding and resources towards research benefit the salmon angling community.
  • Undertake a range of monitoring and data gathering activities.
  • Develop a single online resource for the sharing of seasonal and long-term data, relevant to fishery interests.

 

ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT ANGLING COMMUNITY IN MAINTAINING AND IMPROVING OUR RIVER

  • Establish and offer a free initial desk top advice service for application within  salmon fisheries on the River Wye.
  • Work with beat owners to identify fishery recovery work.
  • Assist  development of projects including approvals & volunteer manpower

 

ASSIST IN STEWARDSHIP AND PROTECTION OF OUR RIVER

  • Formation of a local custodianship based warden system.
  • Protection of the river from license evasion, poaching and pollution.
  • A model for protecting the river in a transparent way, reporting and forcing action.

 

RAISE FUNDS FOR PROJECTS AGREED BY MEMBERS OF BENEFIT TO THE RIVER ITS SALMON  AND ANGLING COMMUNITY

  • Continue to assess potential for outside funding to assist with future research projects.
  • Working with established operators  to apply for research funding.
  • Application of private and public funding for research and monitoring.

 

LONG-TERM GOAL IS TO SEE GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT REPLACED BY A TRUST OR RIVER BOARD.

  • Control of the strategic and day-to-day management of the river from government.
  • Private sector interests for effective management.