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

Nest Box Workshop January 27th, 2020 by Kath Smith

Come along to our final nest box workshop on Saturday 22nd February, between 10.30am and 12.30pm at Torver Schoolroom (the Village Hall) in Torver. All…

Merry Shrewmas! December 19th, 2019 by Kath Smith

Shrew success! Following surveys carried out by Envirotech Ecology consultants we are pleased to report that there is firm evidence of water shrews in the…

Farm Constructed Wetland Success! November 20th, 2019 by Kath Smith

This year the project worked with a farmer to reduce sediment and phosphate inputs into the River Crake by formalising a ditch system with a…

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