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

Easter Fun – Freshwater Minibeasts 5th April March 20th, 2018 by Kath Smith

Freshwater Minibeasts – Thursday 5th April 10.30am-12noon. Join us for some river dipping as we look for freshwater minibeasts living in the River Crake at…

Freshwater Fun March 16th, 2018 by Kath Smith

A lovely morning of freshwater fun with Little Chatters, looking for minibeasts in the river Crake at Spark Bridge. We found, stonefly nymphs, mayfly nymphs,…

Brilliant Boxes February 19th, 2018 by Kath Smith

Fantastic nestbox making skills were shown by all those who attended the drop-in workshop in Coniston at the weekend. The birds and the bats are…

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