January

Market Harborough river clean-up- 25/01/2018

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We had a very successful river clean up in Market Harborough alongside the Market Harborough Environment Group.

Unfortunately, we pulled out 6!!!! shopping trollies from the river, along with several bin-bags worth of rubbish, a traffic cone, and a couple… Continue reading

EA River Welland fish survey report

EA River Welland fish survey report


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This report provides a brief summary of results from recent fish population surveys on the River Welland between Market Harborough and Spalding. The surveys were carried out to assess the health of the river… Continue reading

EA River Glen fish survey report

EA River Glen fish survey report


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Summary:

• Seven sites approximately 100m each on the Glen system were surveyed between February and November 2017; five of these sites were surveyed using electric fishing, one seine netting and a 12km side… Continue reading

EA River Gwash fish survey report

EA River Gwash fish survey report


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Great news, the Environment Agency recently conducted fish surveys at two sites along the River Gwash, and identified very healthy fish stock in this river:

Summary:

• Two sites on the Gwash system at… Continue reading

Funding Submission: Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

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In collaboration with the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Welland Rivers Trust have submitted a funding application to investigate the key link between dietary preferences, water quality and freshwater ecology.

Through this fund, we want to build on our… Continue reading

Tesco Bags of Help Voting

River Wardens


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Our River Warden Project is up for public voting at Tesco in Oakham, Rutland.

We have applied for £4,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help fund to create a River Warden volunteering network across the River Welland catchment,… Continue reading