River conservation presentation at Ketton Primary School

River conservation presentation at Ketton Primary School

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On Tuesday 22nd May, we delivered a river conservation presentation to 120 students at Ketton Primary School. This talk coincided with their term’s ‘Responsibility’ theme, aimed at raising awareness of environmental and social… Continue reading

Eye Brook Bioblitz: 13/05/2018

Eye Brook Bioblitz


On Sunday 13th May, we joined A Focus On Nature for their 24-hour Bioblitz along the Eye Brook river in the Welland Catchment. The Bioblitz involved surveys of a wide variety of species including moths, bats, birds,… Continue reading

Great Plastic Pick Up: 12/05/2018

Great Plastic Pick Up


On Saturday 12th May, we teamed up with the Deeping Scouts for the national Great Plastic Pick Up event. As approximately 80% of all litter entering our oceans comes from a river, we targeted plastic and… Continue reading

Funding Submissions: Water Environment Grant

Funding Submission: Water Environment Grant


Great news! The Welland Rivers Trust have recently submitted 4 separate project funding applications to the new Environment Agency/DEFRA-led funding stream- The Water Environment Grant (WEG).

The WEG funding stream is designed to assist land… Continue reading

Successful Funding Application!!!!

Successful Funding Application!!!!


Great news, our ‘River Warden’ funding application to the Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation was successful.¬†We will be training local volunteers to help monitor and protect the River Welland and its wider catchment.

The… Continue reading