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Two Northumberland Fish Passes

New fish passes open up streams Two new fish passes on a Northumberland stream are giving salmon and sea trout easier access to 22km of watercourse. The work by the Environment Agency and Northumberland Rivers Trust at South Low, in north Northumberland near Berwick, is making it easier for fish to migrate and spawn. The stream is failing European water quality legislation due to restrictions to fish migration, with two large weirs preventing movement upstream. Both weirs have been changed to make it easier for sea trout and salmon to make their way upstream to their spawning grounds. It follows work in 2012 to make it easier for fish to pass through Environment Agency tidal gates – which re

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