Archived Projects

Eden River Ramblers

Eden River Rambles

Being motivated to get outside for a walk on a damp, cloudy and drizzling winter day is often too much to ask of some people, but not our band of Eden River Ramblers! Find out more about this innovative project bringing people closer to our rivers.

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Eden Rivers Wonder World exhibition

Eden Rivers Wonder World exhibition

An ambitious, interactive family exhibition co-created and developed by ourselves and Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery and enjoyed by over 10,000 people in the summer of 2018

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Digger removing a weir in the River Eamont

Removing barriers in the river

In 2016, we removed weirs on two rivers to improve fish passage as part of our five-year Eden River Restoration strategy

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Dry stone wall and cows in the field

PhD study into flood mitigation and water quality

An academic study with Lancaster University into how farming practices can reduce flood risk and improve water quality

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The River Eden flowing through a valley

Saving Eden

The first catchment management group for the Eden catchment.

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tree planting volunteers

Act For Eden's Rivers

An exciting two-year project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund that will provide a wide range of opportunities for people to become pollution fighters, habitat creators and river defenders!

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Trout Beck, Eden, Cumbria

Trout Beck habitat improvements

We've been working in the catchment for over 10 years - between 2019 and 2021 undertook our biggest project yet. Find out more about what we did ...

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Pebbles covered in felt by the river

Inside Out felt trail

An insight into how a community shared and expressed their experiences following the 2015 Appleby floods

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volunteers planting trees

Cherish Eden

A five-year National Lottery Heritage Fund project reaching people of all ages to learn about, visit and care for Eden's rivers

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Young people coppicing

#iwill adventures

Twenty-three young people, two adventures and a willingness to try something new = social action, fun in the outdoors & life-long friendships

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Marble Run at an agricultural show

Marble Run: River

How two artists worked with young people in Carlisle following the 2015 floods to create an innovative marble run that illustrates how rivers work

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Close-up of the face of the Litter Monster

Litter Monster

Beware the litter monster ... a 5 metre reminder of the devastating impact that plastic and rubbish has on our rivers, created by Primary School children.

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