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.
Essex Flooding grant scheme opens for second year
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 […]
Come and get hands on with the rivers trust tomorrow from 10 am in Chelmsford City centre
Come along and see us on Saturday 25th October as we celebrate the Chelmer, Can and other local rivers as part of River Celebration Day. For the first time we will be […]
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 […]
Dear ESRT Supporter, Thank you for your continuing interest in the development of a Rivers Trust for Essex and Suffolk. Following an interesting and successful meeting yesterday a Formation Group […]