This project is hosted by Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust working in partnership with the Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative. It will find ways to manage fisheries that protect and enhance fish stocks, restore biodiversity in the Colne Valley and enhance angling experiences.
Through this project, there is an opportunity for angling clubs with waters in the Colne Valley Regional Park to work with HMWT and CVFC to draw up management plans for one or more of their sites. To do this, the club nominates one or more members to complete an accredited training course in fisheries and wetland management. Trained members then work with HMWT and CVFC to produce a management plan to enhance habitats onsite for fish and wildlife. The aim with the plans will be to balance objectives of managing a fishery with creating wildlife habitats, and to identify mutually beneficial actions.
Booking for the next training course, to be held in Oct-Nov 2020 is now open.