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

Practical Conservation Work Party – Tree Planting December 5th, 2017 by Kath Smith

We’re helping Thurston Outdoor Education Centre staff plant up to 120 trees along the newly created beck to provide more habitats for the future. Please…

Practical Conservation Work Party November 16th, 2017 by Kath Smith

We’re having a practical conservation work party on Wednesday 29th November 2017. The main task will be coppicing along the edges of Upper Torver Beck.…

Staff news October 20th, 2017 by Kath Smith

Best wishes and a big THANK YOU to Charlotte who is moving to pastures new in southern England to work in the education sector and…

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