June 2018

River Warden Training

River Warden Training


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We have trained our first River Warden group to help us monitor and protect the River Welland for both people and wildlife.

We joined students from Copthill School in Uffington, Lincs to train them in water-nutrient testing… Continue reading

River Conservation Presentation

River Conservation Presentation


Copthill

 

On Thursday 28th June, we delivered a river conservation presentation to 39 Year 5 students at Copthill School in Uffington. Our presentation discussed the importance of rivers, how rivers are threatened, and how everyone can contribute… Continue reading

Bug Hunting

Bug Hunting in the Welland


On June 27th, we joined the Market Deeping Scouts for river-netting and insect identification in the River Welland through Market Deeping.

10 Scouts got their pond nets wet in the river, and we managed to… Continue reading

River Dipping

River Dipping


River dip

To Celebrate National Insect Week, we joined the 1st Bowden Scouts on Monday June 18th for river-dipping and insect identification in the River Welland through Market Harborough.

Approximately 15 Scouts got their wellies wet in the river,… Continue reading

Open Farm Sunday- Loddington

Open Farm Sunday


Sunday

On Sunday June 10th, we joined the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust for their Open Farm Sunday event in Loddington.

Over 250 people attended the event, with many stopping by our stall to explore the insect life… Continue reading

River Conservation Presentation

River Conservation Presentation


School

On Wednesday 6th June, we delivered a river conservation presentation to 60 Year 5 and 6 students at Saint Josephs Primary School in Market Harborough. Our presentation discussed the importance of rivers, how rivers are threatened, and… Continue reading

Funding News!!

River Wardens


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Our River Warden Project has been selected to go for public voting between July and August at Tesco stores across Market Harborough.

We have applied for ¬£4,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help fund to create a River… Continue reading