Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS)

Formed in 2005, Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) is a leading independent freshwater conservation charity representing Scotland’s national network of rivers and fisheries Trusts and Foundations. RAFTS manages a range of core policy and project-driven objectives, including representing it’s 25 member Trusts and Foundations.

The fishery and river trust network represent a collective resource of professional knowledge and practical expertise, employing a broad spectrum of full time fisheries managers, biologists, project and field staff around Scotland, and supported by an extended network of volunteers.

RAFTS’ core objective is the ‘Conservation and enhancement of native freshwater fish and their environments in Scotland’.