New Spey Catchment Initiative Project Officer

The Spey Fishery Board welcomed Penny Lawson who took up her new role as Spey Catchment Initiative Project Officer on the 8th January 2018, replacing Liz Henderson who left in September 2017.

Penny is no stranger to the Spey Fishery Board and has a good knowledge of land management and conservation issues in north-east Scotland, having worked for over six years as Land Management Officer at the Cairngorms National Park Authority, working on forestry and woodland expansion and enhancement, running a training programme for land managers and contributing to catchment management partnerships working in the Cairngorms.

Penny will be working with Spey Catchment Initiative partners towards implementing the Spey Catchment Management Plan, focussing especially on practical projects to conserve, restore and enhance the outstanding qualities of the river, its species and associated habitats.  See here for further information about the work of the Spey Catchment Initiative.

 

Authored by: Walker Joanna

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