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

Willows a plenty! December 13th, 2018 by Kath Smith

In December around 360 willow whips/rods were planted along the River Crake at Penny Bridge over two sessions, firstly with volunteers and then with 18 Year 6…

Redd Spotting November 26th, 2018 by Kath Smith

Two redd spotting training sessions have taken place recently to help us map where salmon and trout spawning sites are. Wearing cool sunglasses in November…

Pie, Peas and Presentations! November 22nd, 2018 by Kath Smith

The recent Coniston and Crake Catchment Partnership Review Night was a great success. Supporters and volunteers heard about the work of the Conserving Coniston &…

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