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Vote for The Rivers Trust at Waitrose.com this winter

Vote for The Rivers Trust at Waitrose.com this winter

Posted by Jayne Mann

We are delighted to have been chosen to participate in Waitrose & Partners Community Matters online scheme. Between 1st December – 28th February, online shoppers at Waitrose & Partners can vote for The Rivers Trust to receive a share of the £25,000 Community Matters funding. So why vote for us?…

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10 reasons why rivers love trees

10 reasons why rivers love trees

Posted by Jayne Mann

This week is National Tree Week - the annual celebration on social media where tree-lovers celebrate trees! Here across the Rivers Trust movement, we love trees, they are critical to river environments and here are 10 reasons why... 1. They provide shelter for fish, wildlife and insects 2. During hot…

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Feargal Sharkey demands immediate action to restore rivers back to sustainable flows during The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2018

Feargal Sharkey demands immediate action to restore rivers back to sustainable flows during The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2018

Posted by Jayne Mann

Punk-star turned fisheries chairman and environmental activist, Feargal Sharkey, kicked off The Rivers Trust Autumn conference, with a powerful keynote address about the urgency and action needed to save the future of our rivers. During the conference, held Wednesday 21st November in Bristol, Feargal referenced the urgency required to ensure…

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A new online community platform and knowledge hub launches

A new online community platform and knowledge hub launches

Posted by Jayne Mann

We are delighted to announce that a new Catchment Based Approach website has launched this week, to better connect people in collaborative and cross-sector management of the water environment. With a new look and feel, we hope that the new CaBA website will facilitate more conversations about water management, help…

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River Guardian Receives 2018 Tweed Forum River Champion Award

River Guardian Receives 2018 Tweed Forum River Champion Award

Posted by Jayne Mann

Eric Hastings (69), a recently-retired river guardian from Drygrange who has dedicated his life to protecting the river Tweed, has been chosen as the winner of the 2018 Tweed Forum River Champion Award. Introduced in 2016, the accolade rewards an individual from the Scottish Borders or North Northumberland, from any…

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