Conserving Coniston & Crake

Welcome to ‘Conserving Coniston & Crake’
A Heritage Lottery Funded project which will help to protect, monitor and restore the freshwater environment of Coniston Water, the River Crake and the wider catchment area, through a programme of conservation, community engagement and education.
The project will run between 2017 and 2020, with an ongoing legacy beyond this time period. It is a South Cumbria Rivers Trust project initiated and run by Coniston and Crake Catchment Partnership.

Latest News

First River Dipping of the Year! March 25th, 2019 by Kath Smith

Come and join us for the first river dipping session of the year on Wednesday 10th April. We’ll be at the Green, Spark Bridge…

More new homes along the Crake! March 4th, 2019 by Kath Smith

Fourteen new homes were made at the second Nest Box Workshop, bringing this year’s total to 38. Around half of these will be put up…

Nest Box Workshop Part 2 February 21st, 2019 by Kath Smith

Another opportunity to make a nest box for the project! As the first workshop was so popular we’ve decided to run a second one…

Education and Awareness of river biodiversity in the CONISTON & CRAKE community, its businesses and organisations