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Major funding boost for  River Aire regeneration project

Major funding boost for River Aire regeneration project

Posted by Jayne Mann

A project to revitalise one of Yorkshire's longest river has been given a further boost after The National Lottery Heritage Fund announced today it had awarded a £714,000 grant to the Environment Agency to return salmon to the River Aire. The funding completes a package of £2.3 million that will…

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School children make The Adventurous Salmon leap off the page!

School children make The Adventurous Salmon leap off the page!

Posted by Jayne Mann

To mark the International Year of the Salmon in 2019, Eden Rivers Trust enlisted the help of pupils from Robert Ferguson Primary School, Carlisle to create illustrations for The Adventurous Salmon, a brand-new children’s picture book.  The book follows the epic 3,000 km journey undertaken by an intrepid wild Atlantic…

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Salmon found in historically “dead” river in County Durham

Salmon found in historically “dead” river in County Durham

Posted by Jayne Mann

Salmon had not been seen in the Lumley Park Burn in living memory due to chronic industrial pollution and barriers which prevented fish from moving upstream from the main river. In 2012 the Wear Rivers Trust worked with the Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water, Durham County Council and Northumberland Rivers Trust…

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