Welcome to the Dee Catchment Partnership
The Dee Catchment partnership is the umbrella body representing, coordinating and working for the interests of everyone involved with the River Dee in north east Scotland.
The Dee Catchment Partnership formed in 2003 to protect and improve the waters of the River Dee Catchment. Our work covers the River Dee, its tributary burns, lochs and wetlands, as well as water-related habitats and species.
The River Dee is regarded as one of the cleanest Scottish rivers but impacts from a range of sources have significant collective impacts. The Dee Catchment Partnership works towards addressing these impacts through integrated catchment management. This is achieved by communicating and coordinating management practises across the catchment and providing information and support. This integrated approach to catchment management results in cleaner water and more stable flow levels bringing a better environment for wildlife, less severe droughts and floods, and an improved environment for all river users.
On our website you can find out all about this unique area and our work to conserve and enhance it, including guidance for landowners and information about the landscape and wildlife, our projects, and what you can do to help the River Dee.
In 2017 pink 'humpback' salmon appeared in around 20 Scottish rivers including the River Dee. This is the first year that pink salmon have been seen in numbers in...Learn more »
Internationally acclaimed artist Newton Harrison visited the Dee and Don in August to open an ecological arts project for the twin catchment areas. Woodend Barn invite...Learn more »
- 12 Sep 2017 Work to tackle pink salmon in the Dee
- 28 Aug 2017 Leading pioneer of the eco-art movement Newton Harrison visits the Dee
- 19 Apr 2017 'Enjoy the Dee' Leaflet launched.
- 29 Mar 2017 Natural Flood Management Workshop for farmers and land managers
- 17 Mar 2017 Flooding showcase at Fernielea primary school
- 09 Mar 2017 Natural Flood Management meeting for land managers
- 19 Jan 2017 Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS) in Aberdeen City
- 24 Nov 2016 Eurasian Beaver allowed to stay
- 23 Nov 2016 Cleaning up the banks at Potarch
- 09 Nov 2016 SuDS engagement at Fernielea School