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Rambling About Rivers Ep 3: “Swimming in rivers… are you mad?”

Rambling About Rivers Ep 3: “Swimming in rivers… are you mad?”

Posted by Emily Cooper

Swimming in rivers isn't for everyone - especially over winter. Would you swim in a river every day in December...in the UK? That's just what the wonderful Ella Foote has done. In this podcast, we join Jayne Mann (Marketing and Communications Manager at The Rivers Trust) and Dan Turner (Senior Project Officer…

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Award for Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Award for Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Posted by Emily Cooper

Don Catchment Rivers Trust are proud to announce that they have been awarded the Prix Charles Ritz for the ‘Living Heritage of the River Don’ project. The award is given to individuals or organisations who make a difference to the rivers they cherish, exhibiting the utmost devotion and commitment to…

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Restoring Rivers for Wildlife: Action for the River Kennet

Restoring Rivers for Wildlife: Action for the River Kennet

Posted by Emily Cooper

If you're considering giving a #PresentForThePlanet this Christmas, you might want to find out more about where your money could be used. Each week, we're going to tell you about a few of our favourite projects which donations like yours could help to support. Today, we're hearing from Anna Forbes,…

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Present for the Planet: building better habitats for wildlife

Present for the Planet: building better habitats for wildlife

Posted by Emily Cooper

  DONATE A PRESENT FOR THE PLANET This Christmas, give the gift of rivers teeming with life.  Did you know that 99% of all rivers in England and Wales are obstructed by manmade obstacles? These artificial barriers pose one of the greatest threats to river ecosystems, resulting in the loss…

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