• KWVR at Haworth

  • Rodley Nature Reserve Fish Pass

    Rodley Nature Reserve Fish Pass

  • Green Ripples

  • Castleford Millenium Bridge

  • River Aire at Ferrybridge

  • Malham Cove

  • Saltaire

Category Archives: Weirs

Improving Eastburn Beck

We are pleased to announce a partnership with The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, The Wild Trout Trust and the Environment Agency to improve Eastburn Beck. At the Trust meeting on 3rd December 2015, we agreed to make an initial small donation to support work to exclude cattle by fencing the beck off. This will complement other… Continue Reading

Salmon at Newlay Weir

  Kevin Sunderland has captured some encouraging photos of salmon haveng a go at Newlay Weir. These are almost certainly one of a few fish that probably get up the lower weirs under flood conditions and are hugely encouraging for the current condition and the future of the river. This is what Kevin had to… Continue Reading

Eller Beck culverting

A new culvert is being installed on Eller Beck as part of the Skipton flood alleviation scheme. Baffles on the base of the culvert will keep water deep enough for fish to swim through. They will also hold some gravel and natural bed material which will also ease fish passage. The EA have also provided… Continue Reading

Seven Bridges

Learning more about the River Aire through Leeds, we took a Seven Bridges walking voyage with Steve Bottoms. Steve is a key player in the Hydrocitizenship project. This 3 year project is investigating, and making creative contributions to, the ways in which citizens and communities live with each other and their environment in relation to… Continue Reading

Migratory fish back in Leeds?

Please find linked below a copy of the latest newsletter regarding the Leeds Flood Alleviation scheme. You’ll see that the Knostrop Weir replacement will not be completed until December 2016. However, the Aire Rivers Trust has reason to believe that migratory fish are already ascending the temporary weir and making their way through the centre… Continue Reading