Salmon to Salmon Springs

Project Partners & Funders

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Start Date: 

August 2018

End Date: 

December 2021

Ongoing

To reopen the river Frome for fish migration,in particular for the iconic Atlantic salmon

The Project

Project aims:

·      Reopen the river Frome for fish migration, in particular for the iconic Atlantic salmon

·      Five fish pass projects on structures in the river

·      Improve habitat and waterflow for a range of freshwater species

Project partners: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Environment Agency

 

Funders: Gloucester Environment Trust, D’Oyly Carte Foundation, the Banister Charitable Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, the Environment Agency and the European Regional Development Fund (Water Environment Grant)

Works Planned for 2021:

·      New bypass channel at Fromebridge Mill to allow fish to move upstream beyond the weir.

·      A new fish pass installation at Whitminster Weir.

·      The installation of a rock ramp at Arundel Mill Weir in Stroud

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