National Trust ‘risks credibility’ over salmon claims

(09/09/19)

THE National Trust for Scotland has ‘exaggerated’ claims that a proposed salmon farm off the island of Canna will cause environmental damage, said Ben Hadfield, managing director of Mowi Scotland.

Scotland’s largest salmon farmer was invited by the Canna Development Trust to investigate setting up a high energy site off the west coast island, following the success of similar operations off the isles of Rum and Muck.

But the plan has run into strong opposition from the angling and environmental lobbies, including the National Trust for Scotland (NTS), whose senior nature conservation adviser.............................................................


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