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Mike Blackmore joins as new Conservation Officer for the WTT
Thursday, 10th May 2012
Mike Blackmore will be joining the Wild trout Trust on June 25th as a Conservation Officer. He will be working alongside Andy Thomas providing expert practical advice to fishing clubs, landowners, Rivers Trusts and Wildlife Trusts in southern England and Wales, including the delivery of the South Coast Sea Trout Action plan. His role is supported by the Environment Agency in South East Region as part of their commitment to the South Coast Sea Trout Project.
Mike joins the Wild Trout Trust from Cain Bio-Engineering Ltd, where he managed large scale river restoration projects. He has a BSc in Environmental Science and has undertaken fieldwork from Dartmoor to the Malaysian rainforest, and voluntary work with endangered White-clawed crayfish. Mike is a big believer in ‘wild rivers for wild fish’. He is passionate about re-wilding the UK's long over industrialised rivers.