YouTube video of river catchment
Field drainage is once again becoming an issue of interest to farmers, with most existing systems being over 50 years old. Some work perfectly, but others have fallen into disrepair leading to reductions in crop yields and water logging. With farm margins under pressure many are considering improving drainage to recover some of their lost yield.
2015 RBMP Published
After a very busy summer and autumn we have found time to put together a short summary of the work we have done in Suffolk. Read the newsletter here – […]
Article urging landowners and farmers to contact the Environment Agency before doing river works, to avoid falling foul of the law. http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/farmers_urged_to_take_advice_in_bid_to_cut_river_damage_1_4274863
2014/15 projects yield SuDS guidance
Last weekend saw an unprecedented level of river activity in Chelmsford. With floods, bridge collapses, droughts, building works, tree planting, fishing and canoeing in the centre of town… Ok, so it was […]
We are always looking out for new invasive species, and some ‘alert’ species need a rapid response.
Alert species are as follows…
East Suffolk Catchments Partnership – who’s involved? Find out here: https://essexsuffolkriverstrust.org/projects/east-suffolk-catchments-partnership/partners/
Defra today unveiled the long-awaited funding and policy framework behind the ‘Catchment-Based Approach’. This is finally an endorsement of the methods used by Rivers Trusts and other bodies in managing […]