Great news, we have been informed that our Tesco funding application has been awarded £2,000. Working in collaboration with the Spalding RiverSide Forum Community Group, the Welland Rivers Trust want to fund the design and distribution of ‘Litter Picking Stations’… Continue reading
Great news, we have been informed that our Tesco funding application has been awarded £2,000. We are aiming to train local River Wardens to help us monitor and protect the River Welland.
The River Warden Scheme will give people who… Continue reading
River conservation presentation at Ketton Primary School
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
River conservation presentation at Market Deeping Community Primary School
On Monday 21st May, we delivered a river conservation presentation to 60 Year 4 students at the Market Deeping Community Primary School. This talk coincided with their term’s ‘environment’ theme, aimed… Continue reading
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
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 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!!!!
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