Tyne Rivers Trust

Volunteer Newsletter 4th July

4th July 2017

Dear Volunteers, Well, its fair to say that today was a little bit wet! After having to cancel a task last week due to the rain I didn’t want to have to do it again this week and I knew our volunteers wouldn’t let us down! Thanks so much to those who joined us today […]

Volunteer Newsletter 30th June

3rd July 2017

Dear Volunteers, We finally got out today after the wet weather to do some Balsam bashing and had a lovely few hours on the banks at Warden. There is still lots to do there so I will arrange some more dates. Also, please bear with me in replying to email, I am often out of […]

Volunteer Newsletter 27th June

27th June 2017

Dear Volunteers, Well we seem to be experiencing a slight change in the weather today! We had a lovely bright day yesterday for our Riverfly training course, thank you to all those who attended, I hope you have lots of fun with your new kits and I look forward to speaking to you all regarding […]

Ratty Restored to Kielder

15th June 2017

The Kielder Water Vole Partnership is releasing 700 water voles in Kielder Forest – a vast area of 650 square kilometres after a 30-year absence. It is the largest water vole reintroduction to one place ever undertaken in the UK. The release of 325 water voles is taking place this week with a further 350 […]

Restoring Ratty Video on the captive breeding process

14th June 2017

This a partnership project between us, Kielder Forest Park and Northumberland Wildlife Trust funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. There will be lots happening at Kielder this summer so enjoy this video whilst waiting for more news!     Watch this video

Volunteers Newsletter 14th June 2017

Dear Volunteers, Thank you to everyone for all of your help on tasks recently! Here are our next tasks… Thursday 15th June- 1pm- Hebburn Riverside Park- litter pick with Akzo Nobel staff. We will be travelling a short distance from here. I will be leaving the office at 12.10am or meet at site at 1pm. Monday […]

Volunteers Newsletter 7th June 2017

7th June 2017

Dear Volunteers, How are you all!? Enjoying the rather wet weather I hope! Maybe not so good for us but certainly much needed for our rivers! A big thank you for your help on tasks last week, we had a great afternoon litter picking at a new site for us in Hebburn with Akzonobel staff […]

Volunteers Newsletter 30th May

30th May 2017

  Dear Volunteers, I hope you all had a fantastic bank holiday weekend! I just wanted to remind you of tasks this week. Also… if you haven’t done so already please can you let me know if you will be coming on the geomorphology course on Friday at Trees Please in Corbridge. It is also […]


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