Tag: natural-flood-management

Natural Flood Management – Animal V’s Man

Natural Flood Management – Animal V’s Man

Posted by Jayne Mann

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 Eurasian Beavers, bred in Devon by Derek Gow, were released into an enclosed compound…

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Improving water quality in the Ribble Valley

Improving water quality in the Ribble Valley

Posted by Jayne Mann

We were delighted to have seen Ribble Rivers Trust featured the BBC's The One Show this week, talking about water quality testing and solutions to some of the most common pollution problems with our rivers. Shown on Monday 4th March 2019, the programme detailed how Ribble Rivers Trust had found…

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New film about Building with Nature

New film about Building with Nature

Posted by Jayne Mann

A new video by the Tweed Forum and their partners is now available outlining the role of the Eddleston Water Project in the international Building with Nature (BwN) project. The Eddleston Water Project has been working with Building with Nature, which is funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union’s INTERREG…

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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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Rivers Trust Review 2018 – Launch

Rivers Trust Review 2018 – Launch

Posted by Jayne Mann

We’re delighted to launch our new Rivers Trust Review 2018. Take a look at the latest publication from The Rivers Trust, detailing the outputs from Rivers Trusts across the UK and Ireland. Our latest review will help you see where our member trusts are based and the ground they cover,…

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