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

About the Becks – New Walks Booklet January 4th, 2021 by Kath Smith

About the Becks  – a booklet of walks around the catchment is now available. Printed with a waterproof cover the booklet features 3 walks to take you…

Annual Review Night goes online! December 15th, 2020 by Kath Smith

The Conserving Coniston & Crake Project has taken to video for its Annual Review Night given Covid-19 restrictions. Hope you enjoy seeing what has been…

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…

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