The Spey is one of Scotland’s finest rivers, famous world-side for its outstanding landscapes, wildlife, fishing, and of course whisky. Find out more about the river and its catchment, and how, through partnership working, the Spey Catchment Initiative is making it even better for people and nature.

About us

The Spey Catchment Initiative is led by a partnership of public and private organisations, all committed to looking after and improving all aspects of the catchment.

What we do

SCI prides itself on a growing track record of ‘filling the gaps’, achieving things that are beyond the reach of any one partner alone.

Projects

Here you can find a list of both current and previous projects that the Spey Catchment Initiative has involvement in.

Get involved

Find out more about the opportunities to get to know the River Spey better and do your bit to help protect and improve it.

Catchment Management

Catchment Management is a tried and tested mechanism for facilitating a cohesive, inclusive approach to stewardship of the River.

About the River Spey

The Spey is a very special river for nature and people - well worth protecting through careful management.

Latest news

Keep up to date with what’s happening in the catchment and beyond.

Taking things at tree speed

Taking things at tree speed… Alongside many folk, like it or not, we at SCI are having to put...

River access point in Aviemore has green engineering makeover

River access point has green engineering makeover Thanks to some ‘green engineering’ repair works completed at the end of...

Woodland at Allt Lorgy has been given some TLC

Woodland at the Allt Lorgy has been given some TLC by local volunteers Penny Lawson - October 3, 2019...