Tag Archives: ecology

River management on the Wooler Water

River restoration: Part 2 – What you shouldn’t do

The second of two posts looking at the DO’s and DONT’s of river restoration

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Channel narrowing on the River Wensum

River restoration: Part 1 – What you should do

The first of two posts looking at the DO’s and DONT’s of river restoration

A tributary of the River Itchen at Winchester

Why are English chalk streams important?

Why are chalk streams important? In the third blog post in the series we consider the unique ecological value of these groundwater-dominated rivers.

Clear waters and gravel bed substrate on the Itchen River

The characteristics of English chalk streams

The second in a series of blogs looking at English chalk streams. This time, what is it that characterises these lowland rivers?

The truth about cattle

Are cattle evil? Almost certainly not. That doesn’t stop people saying some very horrible things about our bovine friends. But is it warranted? We try and set the record straight, using facts.