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

Greenholme Beck September 2020 October 29th, 2020 by Kath Smith

We’re pleased to report that the electrofishing surveys in July found a number of salmon fry in the upper sections of the beck, following…

World Rivers Day Dipping September 28th, 2020 by Kath Smith

We celebrated World Rivers Day on 27th September with river dipping sessions in the River Crake and given how the year has been so far…

New Guide to Septic Tanks & Private Sewage Systems July 16th, 2020 by Kath Smith

We have produced a simple guide to help those with private sewage systems which explains the different types, when they should be emptied and how…

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