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

Batty about Bats September 14th, 2018 by Kath Smith

The Bat Walk was a great success – there were people, the weather was just right and we saw plenty of bats! Water Park Lakeland Adventure…

Restoring Reedbeds September 10th, 2018 by Kath Smith

First reedbed restoration work in Coniston Water The end of August saw the first phase of reedbed restoration work get underway along the shores of…

Prize at Lakeland Country Fair August 21st, 2018 by Kath Smith

4th Prize at Torver We had a brilliant day at the Lakeland Country Fair at Torver last Sunday despite the rain showers. Our stand was…

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