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Pearls in the Classroom
Pearls in the Classroom - OHFT
willow spiling - wcrt
encysted salmonid c) WCRT
Freshwater pearl mussels on the river bed

Find out more about freshwater pearl mussels and wildlife crime

Find out more about project actions in Scotland, England and Wales

Find out more about educational resources



Pearls in Peril 
(LIFE+Nature) is an exciting nationwide project that will act to secure the future of this critically endangered species.  Read more


mo the mussel

Mo The Mussel has been recognised by the European Commission as a great public relations tool.  Read the praise for Mo and others at the


As part of the Pearls in Peril project, the Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust have managed to successfully encyst a number of young salmon and trout with juven

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This is the first in a series of talks to be hosted by the West Cumbria Rivers Trust.  The talk is by Ian Winfield from the Centre of Ecology and Hydrology o