Heavy Shore Pollution
Medium Shore Pollution
Light Shore Pollution
Very Low Shore Pollution
Heavy Light Pollution
Medium Light Pollution
It appears that a decommissioned salmon farm pen had been cut up and left on the slipway along with a generator full of diesel fuel.
This little bay is a hotspot for storm blown debris.
Bordering Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve Shian Wood including it’s saltmarsh, a seemingly tidy oyster farm polluting this otherwise beautiful stretch of shore.
Another shore abused by aquaculture industry.
Yellow today orange tomorrow. Another beach that catches varying amounts of pollution.
Cregan Beach. Probably the most visited shore on Loch Creran
This tiny beach is often used by campers many leave some litter. Fly-tippers often dump here. It’s got a yellow marker but it can be an orange beach sometimes.
Looks like a whole mussel farm operation has been dumped on the shore here from heavy machinery to vacuum cleaners and phones. Awful to see.
Pollution from just about all the aquaculture industries covered here
Along with the mussel floats there are numerous plastic items, mostly aquaculture related.
Pollutants from Gaelforce Fusion. These pipes have been on the shore for several years.
Dominated by industrial manufacturing of aquaculture pens for salmon farming, produced by Gaelforce Fusion.
To date, this is the worst section of shore discovered on Loch Creran. I can only describe this as environmental abuse. It’s a large and disgraceful pollution event.
Better than most beaches but still not good
Large aquaculture infrastructure related items dominate this pollution.