Riverbank Tales

This is our Blog sharing some great stories and articles from our team and members.

If you would like to contribute yourself, please get in touch with us.
October 28, 2020
Daylighting Urban Rivers

Many (most?) of our villages, towns and cities were built next to streams, becks, rivers - they needed water and building them there made sense. Yet when we wander around […]

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October 21, 2020
Well-trodden paths and unexplored wanderings

In the wake of the closure of Buck Lane bridge in Baildon, Simon Watts reflects on recent footpath successes along the river and why riverside paths are so vital for our communities.

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October 12, 2020
Tree guards, a necessary evil?

Do we really need tree guards? Simon Watts looks at alternatives and asks for your vote for a project to trial them.

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October 6, 2020
My Time at the Newlay Fish Pass Site

Hannah Gordon talks about her time spent with the engineers constructing DNAire's fish passes and the STEM careers making them happen.

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September 29, 2020
Working with Wild Trout Trust to Improve In Channel Habitats

Nick Milsom talks about how the Trust is encouraging nature back into river channels with the Wild Trout Trust.

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September 22, 2020
My year with the Aire Rivers Trust

University placement student, Abby Carroll, reflects on her time with the Trust. FInd out what she enjoyed and learnt.

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September 3, 2020
Newsletter - September 20

The latest edition of the newsletter contains items on funding streams, biodiversity net gain and Nature Recovery Networks, Yorkshire Water's work on fish passes, the Environment Agency's Medium Term Programme […]

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August 14, 2020
A placement with our contractors

At the beginning of the month I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to work with Suttles on construction sites along the River Aire as part of our DNAire […]

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August 9, 2020
Swimming in our rivers?

'Free swimming', aka swimming in rivers, lakes and the sea, is gaining is popularity. With the recent publication of a consultation on designating the Wharfe as a bathing water, now […]

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August 8, 2020
Newsletter - Aug 20

The August 2020 edition of the Aire Catchment Newsletter - containing items about INNS, plastics pollution, water resource planning, the return of salmon to the Aire, job opportunities and beavers…

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