people litter picking along a footpath

Breaking down barriers and building bridges to rivers and nature

Our exciting new partnership project to open up Eden's rivers to more people and wildlife receives a £181k boost from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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River Champions Act for Eden!

This summer over 400 pupils from schools in Carlisle and the Eden Valley have taken on the challenge to Act for Eden for life in our new, unique education programme.

Celebrating another year working with rivers

All the news from our annual Supporters' Day, including the inspirational people who were awarded this year's Ploughlands Legacy Award.

river dipping at Flakebridge

Nurturing natural rivers and wildlife havens in Trout Beck

Marking the end of our EU funded Water Environment Grant project on the Trout Beck with a celebration day for members of the community and volunteers.

Morland Beck sewer outflow

Sewage stats show improvement for Eden’s rivers, but Defra’s plan threatens stagnation

We welcome the improvements made in the Eden catchment over the last year but caution that Defra’s plan threatens the pace and progress needed for sewage-free rivers all year round.

upland peat landscape in Eden

View from the riverbank

ERT's Elizabeth Radford hikes to the source of the Eden, a land of windswept fells and peat wetlands as far as the eye can see...or is it?

water vole eating leaves

Readying the return of ‘Ratty’ back to Eden’s riverbanks

How we're securing the future of this rarely seen native species in Eden

Woman using a billhook to lay a hedge

Reviving rural skills for rivers and nature

Traditional rural skills such as hedge laying are as relevant now as they ever have been when it comes to land and water management ...

aerial view of farmhouse and new pond

Crake Trees Manor river restoration

Crake Trees Manor wetland and restoration project - when owners with vision meet ERT on a mission!

Light up Rivers

How we brought young people and artists together to shine a light on Eden's rivers at Carlisle's City of Lights festival

fencing and trees planted by the river

Right tree, right place

Michael, our Head of Conservation explains why it is so important to plant the right tree in the right place

litter in a river

It’s time to Act for Eden – public empowerment day at Cop26

Cop26 will debate how you, the public can reduce the effects of climate change - signing up for our Act for Eden campaign is a great place to start!