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Hyndburn Brook improvements set to bring Salmon to Accrington

Hyndburn Brook improvements set to bring Salmon to Accrington

Posted by Jayne Mann

An exciting river improvement scheme on the River Hyndburn between Clayton-Le-Moors and Great Harwood will help migrating salmon, trout and eels bypass a historic weir. It will allow them to reach habitat inaccessible since at least 1844 when the weir supplied water for the Oakenshaw Printworks. A specially designed channel…

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Tweed Forum Nominated for Major International River Prize

Tweed Forum Nominated for Major International River Prize

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Tweed Forum, the organisation that protects and conserves the natural, built and cultural heritage of the River Tweed and its surroundings, has been shortlisted for a major international River prize. Awarded for outstanding achievements in river restoration and protection management, the Thiess International River Prize is presented each year…

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The Rivers Trust Fisheries Conference – Round up

The Rivers Trust Fisheries Conference – Round up

Posted by Jayne Mann

Last week we held our first Annual Rivers Trust Fisheries Conference at WWF’s Living Planet Centre in Woking on 20th and 21st July. Over 50 delegates from Rivers Trusts around the country and associated organisations, gathered to hear speakers deliver presentations on fisheries monitoring, delivering fisheries improvement projects, Your Fisheries,…

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