Projects

Trout Beck, Eden, Cumbria

Trout Beck habitat improvements

We've been working in the catchment for over 10 years - and have plans for more improvements in 2019. Find out why we continue to work here

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volunteers planting trees

Cherish Eden

A five-year National Lottery Heritage Fund project reaching people of all ages to learn about, visit and care for Eden's rivers

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Pebbles covered in felt by the river

Inside Out felt trail

An insight into how a community shared and expressed their experiences following the 2015 Appleby floods

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Cairn Beck, Eden, Cumbria

Cairn Beck NFM project

A three-year project to identify and install natural flood management (NFM) measures in the Cairn Beck catchment

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Young people coppicing

#iwill adventures

Twenty-three young people, two adventures and a willingness to try something new = social action, fun in the outdoors & life-long friendships

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Close-up of the face of the Litter Monster

Litter Monster

Beware the litter monster ... a 5 metre reminder of the devastating impact that plastic and rubbish has on our rivers, created by Primary School children.

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Digger removing a weir in the River Eamont

Removing barriers in the river

In 2016, we removed weirs on two rivers to improve fish passage as part of our five-year Eden River Restoration strategy

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Marble Run at an agricultural show

Marble Run: River

How two artists worked with young people in Carlisle following the 2015 floods to create an innovative marble run that illustrates how rivers work

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Tractor pulling an aerator

Facilitation Fund farmers' groups

Helping farmers in the Petteril, Lowther and Leith catchments make the most of Countryside Stewardship schemes

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Dry stone wall and cows in the field

PhD study into flood mitigation and water quality

An academic study with Lancaster University into how farming practices can reduce flood risk and improve water quality

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