Join The Presidents’ Club

As part of our efforts to “Save the Atlantic Salmon” we are launching our new Presidents Club in 2017. The Presidents Club will have a limited number of key supporters who care passionately about the Atlantic Salmon and can help provide financial sustainability to fund the Trusts project work and core costs.

The Presidents club is hosted by our President, Earl George Percy. George is a hugely keen fisherman and passionate about the future survival of Atlantic Salmon as a species. George is dedicated to scientific research as the route to finding a solution to halt the salmon population decline and will be hosting a Presidents Club meeting once a year at Fishmongers Hall in London to present our projects and strategy, and invite comment on the Trusts work.

Major donors of the Trust are asked for a minimum contribution of £5,000 a year for a period of 5 years to join the Presidents Club. We are funding 3 significant projects into Atlantic Salmon: Acoustic Tracking, eDNA and Aquaculture. The Presidents Club will help the Trusts finance these ambitious project areas and help answer “What is happening to our salmon at Sea?”.

If you would like to learn more about the Presidents Club please contact director@atlanticsalmontrust.org

 

Earl George Percy

George Percy left Edinburgh University in 2007 with a MA degree in Geography, specialising in Political, Energy and Environmental Geography, then went on to study Arabic at the University of Damascus in Syria. Upon returning to the UK, he founded a geothermal energy business, Cluff Geothermal, in 2010, alongside Algy Cluff and Professor Paul Younger, Rankine Chair of Energy Engineering at Glasgow University. He still runs that company that has energy interests now in Kenya, Ethiopia and Indonesia.

George grew up in the North East of England, and after catching his first salmon at the age of 8 and spending much of youth (and a fair amount of his adulthood) on the North Tyne and the Coquet rivers, his passion and interest in the sport and the salmon flourished.

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Current Campaigns...

Acoustic Tracking Project

Acoustic Tracking Project


The Atlantic Salmon Trust has taken its first steps in rolling out its vision for the Acoustic Tracking project. Dr. Matt Newton started with the Trust on 17th May 2017 and is beginning to outline the future of acoustic tracking […]

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e-DNA Project

e-DNA Project


Environmental DNA (eDNA) Project: Understanding pelagic by-catch For some time there has been concern about the level of accidental killing of salmon by pelagic vessels at sea during migrations from and to their rivers of origin. Previous research has shown […]

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Salmon Aquaculture

Salmon Aquaculture


Salmon Aquaculture The AST firmly believes that ICES (the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) has now provided convincing evidence of both direct impacts and major risks from open cage salmon aquaculture on wild salmon and sea trout […]

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