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.
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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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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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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