We can all do something to improve the quality of water in our rivers. Whether you are a householder, farmer, own your own business or belong to a community group there will be something you can do locally to help manage and protect our water environment.
Out and about
Out and about The River Dee catchment is a unique and beautiful area that attracts thousands of outdoor enthusiasts every year. The Dee provides the opportunity and the backdrop for a multitude of activities, such as fishing, canoeing, ...
In your home
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In your community
Communities Many of Scotland’s villages, cities and towns were built next to rivers and burns. They have been important sources of local water for household use, transportation links and to help provide irrigation for crops and d...
Schools The Yellow Fish Project Over the past two years, over 550 young people have completed the Yellow Fish Project. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of their local river and what young people can do to help the river a...
Environment and Money Saving Tips for Businesses Whatever your business, all commercial organisations use water, energy and resources. Identifying and minimising waste throughout the processes you use will not only benefit your organisat...
Developers Where a water body is located within or borders a proposed development, both Aberdeen City and Aberdeen Councils require that a buffer strip must be provided on either side of the water body. Buffer strips must beprotect...
Land managers Legislation and regulations DP GBR 18: Storage and application of fertilisers (2mb) DP GBR 19: Keeping of livestock (2mb) DP GBR 20: Cultivation of land (2.5mb) DP GBR 23: Application of pesticide (1.5mb)...
Take part in science
Take part in science Enjoy the outdoors? Want to explore your environment and learn more about the nature right on your doorstep? Want to help UK scientists with exciting research? Why not get involved and help to manage and monitor ...
We are delighted to announce the launch and distribution of our new 'Enjoy the Dee' leaflet The leaflet supplies you ...Learn more »
On the 29th of March, we ran a successful workshop for farmers and land managers on Natural Flood Management. Over 40 people joined us to learn about techniques that work...Learn more »