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Removal of Failing Dam Weir Commences in Egremont

Removal of Failing Dam Weir Commences in Egremont

Posted by Jayne Mann

Work starts today (6 July) to remove Ennerdale Mill Dam Weir on the River Ehen at Egremont after evidence found it is failing. Removal will allow upstream and downstream migration of fish, including Atlantic salmon, for the first time in more than 250 years. Once up and running, the weir…

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Michael Gove visits The Wye and Usk Foundation

Michael Gove visits The Wye and Usk Foundation

Posted by Jayne Mann

On the 25th of May, Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, paid a visit to The Wye and Usk Foundation in response to the Saving the Earth report we launched last month in partnership with the Angling Trust and WWF. Local farmer, Chris Norman from…

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Volunteers Week: Volunteering with Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Volunteers Week: Volunteering with Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

Over 6,000 people volunteered with Rivers Trusts in 2016, they are a huge part of the Rivers Trust movement and without them, we wouldn't be where we are today.  Today is the start of volunteers week and to show our gratitude to all the volunteers that have helped us out…

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