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

First events of 2019 January 9th, 2019 by Kath Smith

We’re pleased to announce our first events of 2019 and a call for volunteers to help us plant 200+ trees over the next few weeks. …

2018 – A Year in Review December 19th, 2018 by Kath Smith

2018 started with our best feet forward on a walk in early February to celebrate World Wetlands Day, as there are some of these important but…

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…

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