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Jack Perks: the joy of rivers

Jack Perks: the joy of rivers

Posted by Emily Cooper

Jack Perks describes himself as a "fish twitcher". Equipped with his underwater cameras, Jack gives us a fascinating insight into the secret world of fish. Having once made it his mission to see and film every one of the UK's 54 freshwater fish species, Jack has spent a huge portion…

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Salmon found in historically “dead” river in County Durham

Salmon found in historically “dead” river in County Durham

Posted by Jayne Mann

Salmon had not been seen in the Lumley Park Burn in living memory due to chronic industrial pollution and barriers which prevented fish from moving upstream from the main river. In 2012 the Wear Rivers Trust worked with the Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water, Durham County Council and Northumberland Rivers Trust…

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