RiverFly monitoring is a very important tool in monitoring the health of a stream. Invertebrates are a indicator of river health and changes in populations can indicate a pollution event. Tyne Rivers Trust have picked up many small pollution events using this method over the last 7 years,
This sponsorship will allow us run a training day for 12 volunteers so they can engage in RiverFly monitoring.
Adopt a Stream is a new project that engages communities with their streams and rivers through monitoring river health and taking action to conserve and improve them. By sponsoring an activity or equipment you can help the communities and the streams in the Tyne Catchment.