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WORKING WITH FARMERS ON THE RIVER REDE

8th February 2022

As part of the Environment Agency’s, Water Environment Improvement Fund, we’ve been working with farmers near to the River Rede to look at ways to become more environmentally friendly and improve water quality. Simple solutions like moving a muck bay away from the river or fencing animals away from the river can make a big difference.  Once our research from […]

NATURAL FLOOD MANAGEMENT WORK UNDERWAY IN NORTHUMBERLAND VILLAGE

1st February 2022

Work to install natural features to better protect residents in a Northumberland village from flooding is underway. The Environment Agency is working with Tyne Rivers Trust and landowners to use natural materials to slow the flow of water on the Birkey Burn and Red Burn catchments upstream of Acomb. The low-carbon project includes a series […]

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 […]

 

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