Videos

Our Youtube channel is home to a number of playlists showcasing river restoration.                                                         If think your video should be featured here please contact us.

2017 UK River Prize & Nigel Holmes Trophy

The 2017 UK River Prize winner was announced at the 18th RRC Annual Network Conference in Brighton on April 4th 2017. The River Avon in Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset was awarded the Nigel Holmes Trophy and a cash prize for the River Avon Restoration Project (RARP).

RARP aims to restore the River Avon to a naturally functioning river that supports characteristic chalk stream habitats and wildlife. To find out more about all the finalists, click here.

2016 UK River Prize & Nigel Holmes Trophy

The Cumbria River Restoration Strategy (CRRS) was announced as the winner of the 2016 UK River Prize at the River Restoration Centre's Annual Network Conference in April 2016. CRRS is a partnership project between Natural England, the Environment Agency and three Rivers Trusts (Eden, West Cumbria and South Cumbria). The partnership implements river restoration across three river catchments - Eden, Derwent and Kent. This project demonstrates what can be achieved through working in partnership.

Find out more and watch all the finalists' videos here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 UK River Prize & Nigel Holmes Trophy

The 2015 UK River Prize winner was announced at the River Restoration Centre's (RRC's) Annual Network Conference in May 2015. The UK River Prize attracted an excellent and diverse group of projects from across all four countries. Four projects were nominated as the finalists, from which the winner was announced during the finale of the conference.

The River Tweed and the Tweed Forum was the eventual winner having restored over 60km of the River Tweed over the last five years. You can find out more and watch all the finalists' videos here.

 

2014 England River Prize

The inaugural England River Prize was held at the River Restoration Centre's 15th Annual Network Conference in 2014. Many organisations submitted their projects but only four were nominated as finalists for the finale of the conference. 

The Wensum Restoration Strategy was announced as the winner having restored 12km of the Wensum. You can find out more and watch the videos of all of the finalists here.

 

 

Restoration Techniques

There are some fantastic videos demonstrating restoration techniques and projects which we will share with you as and when they are published.

We have created a playlist of river restoration techniques; including videos of weir removals, re-meandering, and natural flood management. Take a look here.

 

 

 

 

River Restoration Case Studies

These videos explain project information about various case studies from a number of different organisations. Take a look for some more detailed examples of river restoration in action. To view the playlist click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Videos

Here are some slightly different videos. Anything we see that interests us will be posted on this playlist. 

There's a video of an explosive dam removal and a fish's view of a river. You can look at our playlist here.