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11th April 2023

We have been working alongside Tweed, Northumberland, Wear, and Tees Rivers Trusts, Newcastle University, Environment Agency and ERIC NE to reduce the threat of invasive non-native species in our region. As one of the few regions left relatively unimpacted by invasive species, it is vital that we prevent their further spread. A new rapid reporting […]

Volunteer Newsletter 15th August

15th August 2017

Dear Volunteers, I thought you might like the above photograph, I spent yesterday up in Kielder with colleagues releasing Water Voles for the Restoring Ratty project, hopefully we can have a volunteer task doing this next year! Just a quick email to remind you of Thursdays task: • Thursday 17th August- Balsam bash- Mohope- 10.30am (leaving […]

Volunteers Newsletter 19th July 2017

20th July 2017

Dear Volunteers, Just a quick reminder of tasks this week, we need as many hands as possible for our last Balsam bash at Wharmley tomorrow!! Thanks everyone for your efforts today at Warden, the weather wasn’t a problem after all! Not a drop of rain in sight! Tomorrow– Meet at The Boatside Inn, Warden 10.30am- […]

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 […]

Volunteers Newsletter 14th June 2017

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 […]


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