Hawick Probus Club

James Hunt from the Tweed Foundation gave a presentation entitled ‘From the Ice Age to IT’. This referred to the development of the River Tweed as we know it today.

James, a doctor of ecology, is responsible for the many types of fish that inhabit the river. He de scribed them in detail from the familiar salmon and sea trout to the cursed crayfish.

The economy of the river nowadays depends largely on the vast numbers of city businesspeople who take lets during the salmon season.

This was a wonderful presentation based on an enormous amount of research, which generated a lively question-and-answer session. Drew O’Mara gave a vote of thanks.