News headlines Jan 12 - Feb 12
31.01.12 Minister to Launch New Report Highlighting Angling's Social Benefits A landmark research report to be launched today by the Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries, Richard Benyon MP, has lifted the lid on the role that angling plays in our communities.
30.01.12 Anglers Represented at Alien Species Summit in Brussels The Angling Trust's Mark Owen represented the European Anglers' Alliance at a seminar at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday 24 January to discuss the management of invasive alien species. On behalf of UK and European anglers, he urged the European Union to develop policies to control the spread of invasive species such as signal crayfish, floating pennywort and zebra mussels.
Former World Champion Tom Pickering, Manager of the Angling Trust Preston Innovations England Feeder Team is delighted to announce the squad for the 2012 World Feeder Championships to be held at the Water Sports Centre, Ghent, Belgium on 7th/8th July.
25.01.12 Anglers win battle in 3 year war for water industry transparency The Angling Trust's legal arm Fish Legal has won an important victory in its campaign to make England and Wales' biggest polluters come clean about what they put into our rivers, lakes and seas, as well as what they pump out.
24.01.12 IFM Predator of Fisheries Workshop - Saturday 18th February 2012 The Institute of Fisheries Management in conjunction with the Environment Agency's Fisheries and Biodiversity Team in Yorkshire are hosting this workshop. The aim of the workshop will be to deliver the facts about these potential pressures on our fisheries, and how we can manage, and live alongside these various creatures.