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‘Salmon Ambassador’ Programme Starts in Local Schools Throughout Foyle and Carlingford Catchments

20th February 2022
Loughs Agency Salmon Ambassadors presentation
Credit: Loughs Agency

The Loughs Agency’s education team is currently delivering this year’s Salmon Ambassador programme with primary schools and national schools in the Foyle and Carlingford catchments.

So far, pupils have been learning about the amazing lifecycle of the Salmon, from their early beginnings as tiny eggs right through to the adult stage.

During the Salmon Ambassador programme, which runs until May, pupils will learn about migration, habitat, pollution, food chains and how our changing climate impacts these incredible aquatic creatures.

As previously reported on, the programme is a legacy of 2019’s International Year of the Salmon and sees the agency working with schools across both catchments to connect pupils with their local river habitats, and use the lifecycle of the salmon to teach them about the broader themes of biodiversity and ecology.

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