Tyne Rivers Trust
 
 

RIVER SAFARI WALKS AROUND STOCKSFIELD BURN

19th January 2022

We know that time spent in nature is a wonderful thing. Rivers are inspiring and our natural places are important for wildlife and for our own wellbeing. We want to encourage people to observe and enjoy their local rivers so we’ve created three walks around Stockfield Burn. The walks have highlighted points of interest – […]

WE’RE HIRING: AGRICULTURAL ADVICE OFFICER

14th December 2021

The global pandemic, COP26 and recent storms have highlighted the importance of our environment and how we chose to live within it.  Our work is increasingly recognised for its crucial role and we are now in a position to grow our team to deliver practical water quality and habitat improvement work that directly contributes to […]

WE’RE HIRING: CATCHMENT PROJECT MANAGER

The global pandemic, COP26 and recent storms have highlighted the importance of our environment and how we chose to live within it.  Our work is increasingly recognised for its crucial role and we are now in a position to grow our team to deliver practical water quality and habitat improvement work that directly contributes to […]

Research Opportunity: Monitoring the impact of Green Infrastructure using Citizen Science in Urban Rural Catchments

2nd December 2021

Project title: Monitoring the Impact of Green Infrastructure using Citizen Science in Urban andRural Catchments(Ref: OP2212) Lead Supervisor: Dr Claire Walsh, National Green Infrastructure Facility, Newcastle University Project Description: Urban and rural environments face a range of pressures and impacts as aresult of extreme weather events, including flooding, which are projected to increase in frequencyand […]

HALTWHISTLE PROJECT SHOWN AT COP26

2nd November 2021

Our natural Flood Management (NFM) project in Haltwhistle is being highlighted as an example of international best practice at the COP26 summit in Glasgow this week. The three-year project to improve water quality and relieve flooding impact of Haltwhistle Burn has been captured as part of a short film which will be shown to delegates […]

FISHING REPORT – 21 OCTOBER 2021

21st October 2021

The fish counter at Riding Mill recorded 20,001 counts for the year to the 20th October. The recorded count for October to the 20th is 1200. The recorded count is the combined total for salmon and sea trout. Both of these counts are below average , which is reflected in the reported beat catches. However […]

A THRIVING VOLUNTEER FORCE

14th October 2021

Our weekly volunteering tasks are growing in popularity and with such an enthusiastic and hardworking group we have made great strides in improving habitat.  September marked an end to balsam bashing season with more than 5,000km of riverbank cleared of Himalayan balsam. Volunteers have also been busy clearing water soldier and snowberry (two non-native species) from ponds in […]

FARMERS CELEBRATE SUCCESS OF GROUP

We’re celebrating the success of our Ouseburn farming group. During its four years, it grew to become the biggest group of its kind in the north with 72 farmers and landowners learning about more environmentally friendly ways to farm.  This led to 26 Countryside Stewardship applications from farmers looking to create buffer strips, reduce fertiliser applications, take […]

 

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