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 Crake Litter Pick June 22nd, 2018 by Kath Smith

We were out litter picking on Wednesday along a section of the River Crake, working downstream from Spark Bridge with our brilliant volunteers and using…

Latest phase in beck restoration at Thurston Outdoor Education Centre June 22nd, 2018 by Kath Smith

Latest phase in beck naturalisation at Thurston Outdoor Education Centre. Read the full story at

Jackie Hadwin Art Workshop June 13th, 2018 by Kath Smith

We’re excited to announce that Conserving Coniston & Crake will be hosting an art workshop with Torver based artist Jackie Hadwin. Jackie is a…

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