Tyne Rivers Trust

National Tree Week at Tyne Rivers Trust

25th November 2023

We’ll be planting native species in different locations around the catchment this season, starting at Hillhead Farm in Wark. The farm has a rich mosaic of existing habitats and we’ll be introducing more hedgerow corridors, replacing storm damaged conifers and complementing existing planting and woodland blocks with a variety of native species to help biodiversity […]

Eradicating Erosion

20th November 2023

Erosion of the river bank and river beds can have a big impact on the health of the river and its inhabitants. Despite silt particles being tiny, what we can’t always see with the naked eye is causing untold damage. While some silt in water is normal and healthy, large quantities of silt find their […]

We’re Hiring: Communications Manager

We are hiring a part-time Communications Manager to join the team. Your priority will be to communicate our important messages and work so that they are understood, supported and accessible to all. This may be through multi-media campaigns, supporting the team at project events or coordinating with The Rivers Trust and local Rivers Trusts on […]

We’re Hiring: Part Time Volunteer Coordinator

16th November 2023

Tyne Rivers Trust are looking to hire a Volunteer Coordinator on a part-time basis to oversee the management of the Trust’s comprehensive and varied programme of volunteer activities that runs throughout the year across the Tyne catchment. The Trust is made up of a team of experts who are passionate about the health of the […]

Overcoming obstructions

14th November 2023

Working with landowners, communities, corporate organisations and of course nature, our purpose is to protect the Tyne rivers and the ecosystems within them for present and future generations to enjoy. One such ecosystem is migratory salmonids…

Keeping waterways clear: the importance of litter picking

9th November 2023

Litter picking along the riverbank can have a far greater impact than removing litter from a pathway, but do you know why? We’ve all been undoubtedly angered by the sight of a rogue plastic bottle, takeaway food packaging or disposable vapes dumped in nearby bushes or strewn across the pavement, but the cumulative effect of […]

Fog on the Tyne and other catchment challenges

2nd November 2023

We take a catchment based approach to our work, but what does that mean in practises and what challenges do we face ‘Tyne and Tyne again’? If you’ll excuse the terrible pun, the Fog on the Tyne isn’t the only challenge we face when carrying out our vital work to protect and preserve the Tyne […]

Team Work Makes The Dream Work

24th October 2023

Tyne Rivers Trust is made up of a team of experts who are passionate about the health of the River Tyne and its tributaries and have built up a specialist knowledge of its unique hydrology and biology. We have a highly skilled team and continuous learning is an important part of our work. Our time […]


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