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

Easter Freshwater Fun April 10th, 2018 by Kath Smith

Nearly thirty children and adults turned out on a glorious Thursday morning to spend time searching in the River Crake for freshwater minibeasts. The river…

New homes along the Crake! April 3rd, 2018 by Kath Smith

Mike & Kath have been putting up the nest boxes made by students from the John Ruskin School in a woodland area along the River…

Easter Fun – Freshwater Minibeasts 5th April March 20th, 2018 by Kath Smith

Freshwater Minibeasts – Thursday 5th April 10.30am-12noon. Join us for some river dipping as we look for freshwater minibeasts living in the River Crake at…

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