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Crayfish, catchment mapping and conservation

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

The Eden Big Swim

This summer, four wild swimmers from Armathwaite have challenged themselves to swim the length of the Eden; raising awareness of the environmental issues impacting rivers as they go.

Getting to know Engine Lonning

Listening to the local community about what they love, hate and would like to improve about their green space.

Group of people stood in a field looking at a man talking about soil in front of freshly-dug holes in the ground.

News from our newest Facilitation Fund Farmers’ Group

Find out how our newest Farmer Group marked their first anniversary ...

Two people sat in a canoe. The person sat at the back of the canoe is pulling a full, black bin bag out of the river.

Paddlers and environmentalists join forces to tackle litter in the River Eden

Paddlers and pickers clean up at volunteer day!

Whips (young trees) planted on the side of the ditch, secured with canes and covered with protective plastic tree tubes.

Protecting Eden’s water supplies at Bowscar

We'll drink to that! How a partnership project delivered natural solutions that will protect water supplies and rivers and are good for wildlife too.

Group of 25 people stood behind some full bin bags

Giving Engine Lonning a spring clean to get it back on track

Engine Lonning has had a bit of a spring clean thanks to the efforts of the local community and ERT volunteers!

John Rattray - Head of Operations

Welcoming John Rattray to the ERT team

Meet John Rattray , our new Head of Operations.

Sheep lying under a hedge

Life on the (h)edge

There's more to the humble hedge than meets the eye. Discover why healthy hedgerows are essential for rivers and wildlife.

Melbourne Park weir

Breaking down barriers to breathe new life into urban rivers

Helping to make Melbourne Park a better place for people and wildlife

Group of people holding tree twigs

Branching out with our new community tree nursery

Growing our community tree nursery in the heart of Penrith

Group of people on stage receiving the European Riverprize

European Riverprize winners

Work by members of the Cumbria River Restoration Partnership to improve rivers in Cumbria is recognised by prestigious European award.