Dee or Tweed?
How well do you know your big Salmon Rivers?
Can you answer the six questions below? We ran this activity at the Royal Highland Show this year and got some interesting guesses!
How many stickers would you have got?
- The Tweed is the longest at river at 97 miles, the Dee is 88 miles.
- The Dee has the highest source at 1309m on the Braeriach plateau, the Tweed being lower in the Lowther hills
- The Tweed has the biggest area at 5000km2 versus the Dee's 2108km2.
- Rumour has it that the heaviest fish caught on the Tweed was 57.5 lbs and the Dee was 57
- The Tweed flows through both Scotland and England.
- The Dee is home to the Freshwater Pearl Mussel, which can live to over 100 years old!
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- 16 Aug 2018 Blue-green spaces to help reduce flooding in Aberdeen - Piper Article 4, 2018
- 19 Jul 2018 Banks of the Dee hold hidden treasures - Piper Article 3, 2018
- 25 Jun 2018 Royal Highland Show
- 19 Jun 2018 Flooding models are a big hit
- 14 Jun 2018 River Dee highlighted in local wildlife film - Piper Article 2, 2018
- 01 Jun 2018 Newsletter - Catch Up
- 17 May 2018 Continuing the fight against invasive plants on Deeside - Piper Article 1, 2018
- 30 Apr 2018 Give and Gain Week
- 19 Apr 2018 Introducing the Dee Catchment Partnership - Intro Article, 2018
- 29 Mar 2018 INNS Forum launched