Angus experts have issued an urgent warning over the appearance of alien killer crayfish in the area’s two important salmon rivers.
River North Esk
A man has been confirmed dead after the emergency services were called to an Angus watercourse on Friday afternoon.
The lengthening days raise my spirits. I can put up with the dreich mornings knowing that spring is just biding her time to make an entrance. The snowdrops in the woods are in full bloom and the pencil heads of daffodils are showing above ground and will add new colour when the snowdrops die away.
The risk to Tayside's native Atlantic salmon populations is thought to be "low" despite the recent arrival of summer invaders .
Angus anglers have been encountering unusual summer visitors normally at home in the cooler waters of northern Norway or Russia.
A lethal fungal infection is killing off salmon in the North Esk River in Angus.
To the Doyenne’s despair, I am a hoarder. It’s mostly papers now, some decades old, but all of them indispensable.
Driving out of the village to take Inka a walk, I saw a pack of about 40 geese preparing to land in a grass field that slopes down to the road.
A ferret is recovering following a lucky escape from a watery end after spending three days stranded on an Angus river.
Other than farmers, passionate gardeners and golf course and bowling club greenkeepers, I suspect the majority of us take grass pretty much for granted. We wish we didn’t have to cut it because it just encourages growth again.