Here at Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust our biggest current projects are funded by EU Interreg ERDF funding, as part of the TOPSOIL project. But to save yourself a trip […]
Improvements to floodplain grazing marsh in Blaxhall, Suffolk. A Essex Suffolk Catchment Partnership Project that included Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust, Suffolk Wildlife Trust and Langmead Farms.
Current data collected
A 2 year projects to plant along the banks of the River Colne to increase shading to the channel.
Topsoil is made up of two local projects (one in Essex and another in Suffolk) part of a wider European collaboration between 26 partners in 5 countries. Our projects are in areas where the land use is predominately arable so we will be working with farmers to help come up with new or improved ways to build on the great work they are already doing around soils and water. We aim to help farmers maintain and improve their soils so they can be more productive and have less impact on the wider environment and to manage water quality and availability within the agricultural landscape.
YouTube video of river catchment
Essex Flooding grant scheme opens for second year
Here’s a clear example of what can happen when it rains hard over vulnerable soils. This is a lose-lose situation with valuable soil and nutrients leaving the farm, ending up in […]
Our work is full of jargon and it’s all too easy to give complicated and lengthy explanations. Here’s a great short video explaining what ‘Payments for Ecosystem Services’ actually means, […]
Check out this short video explaining what the term ‘ecosystem services’ means and how it has enabled the people of New York to get fresh water. This approach shares a […]