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Nurture Lakeland support for Conserving Coniston & Crake

July 10th, 2016 by Charlotte

The Coniston & Crake Catchment Partnership is pleased to announce that it has received support from Nurture LakelandĀ for Conserving Coniston & Crake, through their small grants fund. This support from Nurture Lakeland is invaluable, as it both contributes towards the development of the project, and also reinforces the need for Conserving Coniston & Crake and what it aims to achieve. Nurture Lakeland said that they “were delighted to be able to support the work of the Coniston and Crake Partnership…

Wild Trout Trust surveys

July 1st, 2016 by Charlotte

Over the last couple of months, Conserving Coniston & Crake have been lucky enough to have the help of the Wild Trout Trust to carry out walkover surveys on a number of becks in the catchment. Walkover surveys are an important way to assess and understand the ecological condition of rivers, becks and gills. By walking down from the source, making notes about habitat (trees, plants, gravels), surrounding land use and potential issues which may be impacting upon the waterbody…