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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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Inspiring Children: Eel in the Classroom

Inspiring Children: Eel in the Classroom

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 looking at the Eel…

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Present for the Planet: inspiring & engaging children

Present for the Planet: inspiring & engaging children

Posted by Emily Cooper

  DONATE A PRESENT FOR THE PLANET   Nature nurtures children. This Christmas, give the gift of a lasting relationship with the natural world. There is something about nature which is good for the heart of a child. We mean this from a metaphorical and physical standpoint; research has repeatedly…

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Man vs Beast: Beavers for Natural Flood Management

Man vs Beast: Beavers for Natural Flood Management

Posted by Emily Cooper

Guest blog by Jane Herbert from Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust. On March 14th, beavers returned to Essex after being extinct for 400 years. They are part of a Natural Flood Management (NFM) project on Spains Hall Estate to reduce flooding to the village of Finchingfield. Two European Beavers, bred…

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