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

River Restoration August 12th, 2019 by Kath Smith

Work has now begun on an exciting restoration project which will allow salmon to reach further upstream of a beck for better spawning conditions. It…

End of Project Year 2! August 6th, 2019 by Kath Smith

It’s amazing to think that we’ve already reached the end of the second year of the project and are now into the final…

Family Activity Day August 6th, 2019 by Kath Smith

Lots of freshwater fun at Hoathwaite Campsite for the Family Activity Day. Jointly hosted with the National Trust we had dipping for freshwater minibeasts, learning…

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