Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd
It’s been a fortnight that many will wish they could forget. Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK on successive weekends and thousands of homes, businesses and cars were submerged in filthy flood water. The impact on people affected must not be underestimated. It’s an invasion of the home that…Read more
How can we leave rivers in a better state than we found them? Tell us what you think!
In a short 30 second video, tell us what key thing should be addressed to leave our rivers in a better state than when we found them? We are looking for your opinions on the government's 25-year environment plan and how we reach the government's ambition of leaving the environment…Read more
Michael Gove visits The Wye and Usk Foundation
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…Read more
The Rivers Trust attends Water Summit to call on businesses to address the growing pressures on UK water resources.
The Rivers Trust attended The Manor House Hotel in Moreton in Marsh on Tuesday 29th May, to represent the Catchment Based Approach and call upon businesses to sign a declaration that aims to bring sectors and organisations together to enable more effective management of UK water catchments. Recognising the importance…Read more
Saving the earth – a sustainable future for soils and water
Soil is currently being destroyed ten times faster than it's being created. This is not only putting the farming sector at risk and costing England & Wales £1.2 billion a year, but is affecting the health of our rivers. A new report by WWF, The Rivers Trust and The Angling Trusts…Read more