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.
January 25, 2021
How well do you know your birds?

A real challenge for you. You may know be able to tell the difference between a heron and a duck, but can you beat our fiendlessly difficult bird quiz?

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January 25, 2021
The Electronic Aire

Jamie Dodd from Hull International Fisheries Institute explains how tagging fish alongside DNAire is helping scientists understand the impact of fish passes better.

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January 15, 2021
Meet the volunteers

In the first of what we intend to be a regular series one of our volunteers, Peter, shares what inspired him to volunteer for us.

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December 9, 2020
Otter or Not-ter

Something a little different this time. Are you otterly brilliant at wildlife ID? Can you tell your otter from your beaver or do you not give a dam? Take our quiz

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November 17, 2020
Revitalising the River Aire to pre-industrial glory

Our Chair of Trustees explores the lessons learned whilst developing a river restoration project with the Environment Agency.

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November 12, 2020
How clean is our river?

The Environment Agency data tells us that every river in the UK is "failing" but we know the River Aire is improving. Geoff Roberts looks at what is going wrong.

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October 28, 2020
Daylighting Urban Rivers

Barney Lerner from Friends of Bradford's Becks explores how we can restore our urban becks in a guest talk to Ilkley U3A Environment Forum.

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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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