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 […]

New video highlighting the importance of Chalk Streams

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in National
New video highlighting the importance of Chalk Streams

WWF have released a new video that highlights the importance of chalk streams. Due to our unique geology in the Southwest, many of our rivers run over chalk. As chalk is naturally porous, it acts as an aquifer, storing groundwater which then  feeds the overlying rivers an creates a unique stable environment in which species […]

The Catchment Data Explorer

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in National
The Catchment Data Explorer

The catchment data explorer is a visualisation tool designed to assist and support the Environment Agency’s river basin management plans. Users are freely available to navigate the site and explore catchments across the UK. Users can search for catchments of interest using a map or by postcode, grid reference and place name. Each catchment in […]

Open letter to the minister

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in National
Open letter to the minister

The Chief Executive of Angling Trust & fish Legal, Mark Lloyd has written an open letter to George Eustice MP on behalf of the major angling and fisheries associations in the UK. Mark Lloyd summarises the key outcomes from the recent Angling Summit hosted by DEFRA and calls for a drastic gear shift in the […]

New presentation released!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in National
New presentation released!

The Westcountry Rivers Trust have just released a new presentation detailing how they conduct water quality assessments at the Catchment scale. The objective of these assessments is to undertake a detailed review of the available evidence and to use visualisation techniques to present this information so it is more accessible and therefore better able to […]

Add your voice to the Save Our Waters Campaign

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in National
Add your voice to the Save Our Waters Campaign

By adding your voice to Blueprint for water’s Save our Waters Campaign you can contribute to the growing discussion surrounding the future management of English waterways. Rivers, lakes, wetlands and beaches form a complex water system. Our wellbeing depends on this system. And so too does the wellbeing of our wildlife. But today, less than […]