Group of people holding plant pots with freshly planted sticks in them that will grow into trees.

Access to Eden project awarded £2.6 million

for our exciting four-year partnership project to break down the barriers to Eden’s rivers and natural heritage!

A triangle field corner bordered on two sides by hedges and on one side by a new fence

Woodland creation takes root in Eden as part of national scheme

As work on the first woodland planting scheme as part of Woodlands for Water gathers pace at Crackenthorpe, we reflect on the project and progress so far

eden rivers trust

Call for new trustees

... could you volunteer to be a trustee and help our charity grow and thrive?

Close up of two hands with a ruler inbetween them, One hand is holding a white-clawed crayfish and measuring its length.

Not all scientists wear white coats

An introduction to citizen science within the trust and how you can get involved

A man is stood in a field that has a pond in the corner. He is holding a tablet to take picture of the landscape.

Working towards a green recovery

Find out more about our United Utilities supported project to improve river health by reducing phosphorus in five key river catchments.

Four people are stood outdoors, in a line, smiling. They are holding a giant cheque that says Eden Rivers Trust £4,000

Persimmon Homes helps our community tree nursery grow

with a donation of £4,000 to help us offer more opportunities for Penrith residents to get involved with our thriving tree nursery

diggers cutting out a new wiggly river channel in a field.

Re-wiggling our way to a wetter, wilder Bowber Head

The challenges of undertaking river restoration in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

Charles Ecroyd presents a framed certificate to John Dumont. They are shaking hands and smiling at the camera.

Ploughlands Legacy Award 2023

... is presented to John Dumont for his tireless campaigning for better water quality and healthier rivers.

A line of people in front of a field. In the background can see a housing estate and, in the distance, the Lake District fells

Cold Springs – a new community nature reserve for Penrith

Cumbria Wildlife Trust's, Simon Whalley gives an update on Penrith's newest green space.

A man is using loppers to cut branches to lay a hedge. Another man holds a branch upright as a support for the laid hedge.

Making water work on the farm

How we embraced a partnership-led approach to running events - better for farmers, managing water on farms and rivers!

Brown water vole on top of a crisps tube

Ratty makes a welcome return to Cumbria’s riverbanks

It's been 18 months in the making, but we're delighted to announce that we've brought back ratty to the Lake District ... 365 of them to be precise!

Crayfish, catchment mapping and conservation

A year in the life of a university student placement at ERT!