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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 […]

OUR WORK ON THE NENT

Tyne Rivers Trust has been commissioned by the Coal Authority to review options for improving the biodiversity of the ‘Horse and Wagon’ field as part of the Nent Haggs mine water treatment project (site 38). This review has not been completed but is looking at a variety of ways to improve the site for wildlife […]

OUTDOOR SCIENCE LESSONS RULE

13th October 2021

It has been fantastic to welcome children back to outdoor education sessions. Our thanks to Ray Wind Fund for funding which has allowed us to help Northumberland schoolchildren access their local burn to learn about the lifecycle of the invertebrates that live there. Simone Price, My Tyne Project Officer at the Trust says: “It’s fantastic to be able to […]

LAST CALL FOR NORTHUMBERLAND FARMERS TO JOIN PRINCE’S FARM RESILIENCE PROGRAMME

5th October 2021

The Prince’s Countryside Fund is issuing a last call for farmers in Northumberland to register for its Farm resilience program to find out more about changes to farm payments and to receive free business advice and support. The programme is open to dairy and livestock family farm businesses and takes a whole- farm and whole-family […]

OUR TYNE INSPIRED SUSTAINABLE GIFT COLLECTION

30th September 2021

We’ve launched an environmentally sustainable gift collection inspired by the wildlife found in the Tyne. The Love your Tyne collection, was designed by the Trust’s My Tyne project officer, Simone Price who is also, a talented lino print artist. From a water bottle printed with mayfly, to cards and mugs featuring trout, heron, dippers and […]

Fishing report – 01 September 2021

2nd September 2021

The rain last weekend created a small spate in the South Tyne, disappointedly this was of short duration despite another small rise in the early hours on Monday 23rd August. Fish were active during this lift in river levels, 723 were counted on Sunday with an additional 324 on Monday up to 9.00 a m […]

 

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