Pinpoint training for the next generation

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in East Devon, Science, South West, Tamar
Pinpoint training for the next generation

Westcountry Rivers Trust in association with the Rivers Trust and Catchment Sensitive Farming have delivered two PinPoint Training sessions in the South West. Both sessions were aimed at the next generation of farmers and land managers focussing on students at Duchy and Bicton colleges. There were both classroom and practical outdoor sessions covering all aspects […]

CaBA Green Infrastructure & Urban Water Management Workshop

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in East Devon, National, North Devon, South Devon
CaBA Green Infrastructure & Urban Water Management Workshop

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM), Exeter – 11th March 2016 Collaborative delivery of green infrastructure and water management solutions (e.g. SuDS) in the urban environment can realise multiple benefits including reduced flood risk, improved water quality and biodiversity, greater amenity and enhanced community health and wellbeing. In March 2016, the CaBA Urban […]

Summary responses required

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in East Devon, Policy, South West, Tamar
Summary responses required

The Environment Agency will soon ask CaBA Catchment Partnerships to give them feedback on their new Catchment Summaries, which will ultimately feed into to the second generation of their River Basin Management Plans. Catchment Summaries are documents produced by the Environment Agency: “A catchment summary is a standard Environment Agency product to provide information to […]

Is your river eutrophic…?

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in East Devon, Science, South West, Tamar
Is your river eutrophic…?

Earlier this month the Environment Agency put out a call for for any records that people have which indicate that their river or stream may be experiencing eutrophic conditions.  The aim of hte exercise was gather as much evidence as possible to supplement or contradict the routine data they collect and hold about our watercourses.  Eutrophic conditions are […]

A Fishy Tale from the Classroom

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in East Devon
A Fishy Tale from the Classroom

This week, pupils at Culmstock Primary School in Devon welcomed some unusually fishy companions to their classroom and did their bit to help conserve one of the South West’s most iconic species of fish, the Atlantic salmon. The pupils took delivery of more than 100 tiny salmon fry as part of a project called ‘Salmon […]