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

New Guide to Septic Tanks & Private Sewage Systems July 16th, 2020 by Kath Smith

We have produced a simple guide to help those with private sewage systems which explains the different types, when they should be emptied and how…

Treemendous Thurston! July 10th, 2020 by Kath Smith

We went to Thurston Outdoor Education centre this week to check the trees that were planted back in December 2017. The work was part of a…

In Search of the Salmon March 18th, 2020 by Kath Smith

Art trail “In Search of the Salmon” launches in the Coniston & Crake catchment Six iconic aquatic species now feature in four stonewalls around the…

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