Salmon Homecoming Celebration - Linthaugh Bridge
Join the Clyde River Foundation as they survey the aquatic wildlife of the River Avon – drop by to meet the inhabitants of your local stretch and find out what lives there. 21 local primary schools have participated in ‘Salmon Homecoming’ this year, an education project celebrating the improved access for migratory fish at two weirs on the river. There will be a live demonstration of electrofishing, fish, aquatic invertebrates and plenty of craft to keep young ones occupied. Wrap up well - wellington boots with good grip would be ideal. Very well behaved dogs might be okay however we don’t want to scare off the wildlife…particularly the fish!
This event is one of four Salmon Homecoming Celebration events, as below:
Saturday 6 May, 11am - 1pm, Smithycroft, Hamilton
Saturday 13 May, 11am - 1pm, Millheugh, Larkhall
Mon 5 June, 5:30 - 7:30pm, Linthaugh Bridge, Stonehouse Park
Thurs 22 June, 5:30 - 7:30, John Hastie Park, Strathaven
Terrain: Uneven ground, muddy, wet, brambles and vegetated in places
Maximum number of participants: 60 at one time would be a maximum, but the event will have a relaxed – drop in for a while feel to it
Age Group: Children and all ages welcome. Recommended ratio 1:5
Driving and Parking Directions: When driving from Larkhall Head south-west on A71, At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Lockhart St, Continue onto New St, At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Trongate, Continue onto Argyle St, Continue onto Lawrie St, Continue onto Millheugh Rd. Alexander Hamilton Memorial Park is on the lhs.
When driving from Strathaven, head north-east on A71, Continue on Strathaven Rd. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Strathaven Rd, Continue onto Townhead St, At the roundabout, continue straight onto King St, At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Trongate, Continue onto Argyle St, Continue onto Lawrie St, Continue onto Millheugh Rd. Alexander Hamilton Memorial Park is on the lhs.