SALMON MIGRATION FUNDRAISING RUN PROVES A SUCCESS24th September 2019
Ten members of the Tyne Rivers Trust team successfully completed a relay of the salmon migration route from Tynemouth to Kielder at the weekend, raising almost £2,000 for its Salmon in the Classroom project.
Highest recorded upstream counts for May!30th May 2019
The Riding Mill fish counter recorded 1,373 upstream counts up the 29th May. This is the highest count for May since records began, bringing the count for the year-to-date to 1,697 which is the 2nd highest total recorded for this period.
Volunteer profile: John28th May 2019
Volunteer profile: John People volunteer for all different reasons. We asked John why he volunteers for us… How long have you been involved with Tyne Rivers Trust? My first volunteer day with Tyne Rivers Trust was in June 2016. Why did you decide to volunteer with Tyne Rivers Trust? How did you hear about it? […]
PUPILS SALMON SUCCESS23rd May 2019
PUPILS SALMON SUCCESS Pupils from Adderlane Academy in Prudhoe have spent the morning releasing their stock of successfully hatched salmon eggs into the river at Haydon Bridge. The juvenile fish known as fry were hatched on school grounds in Prudhoe as part of Tyne Rivers Trust, Salmon in the Classroom project which has been funded […]
How did the sheep cross the river?
How did the sheep cross the river? Having farm animals in the river is not good for water quality and also erodes the river bank. A farmer, who is part of our facilitation fund (which supports our work with farmers to reduce waste from agriculture entering the river system) had a problem with sheep that had […]
CHARITY CALENDAR CLICKS INTO ACTION FOR FOURTH YEAR21st May 2019
CHARITY CALENDAR CLICKS INTO ACTION FOR FOURTH YEAR Tyne Rivers Trust is launching its fourth charity calendar and is asking for anyone who enjoys the River Tyne to submit their best photos of the Tyne catchment to fill it. The theme is My Tyne so images can cover anything from people enjoying the river to […]
Mabey Hire keeps Fish Pass project on track11th April 2019
Mabey Hire keeps Fish Pass project on track Leading temporary works specialist, Mabey Hire, teamed up with Tyne Rivers Trust to ensure that an internationally important project to build a fish pass at Shotley Bridge, County Durham went ahead. Mabey Hire’s Durham depot supplied 450 metres of temporary roadway – known as TuffTrak® mats – […]
Rivers Trust helps farmers to deliver environmentally friendly changes4th April 2019
RIVERS TRUST HELPS FARMERS TO DELIVER ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY CHANGES Tyne Rivers Trust, the environmental charity which runs the largest countryside stewardship fund in the north, has been working with its volunteers to help farmers to deliver practical works to reduce the level of agricultural pollution that enters the river. As the Tyne catchment is not […]