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Huge area of Dorset peninsula to be flooded to create diverse habitats after planning permission approved

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The Moors at Arne scheme, which is hoped to replace areas at risk of being lost elsewhere in Poole Harbour due to sea level rise, aims to begin its three-year programme of construction this spring.

The project, which is a partnership between the Environment Agency (EA), RSPB, and Natural England, is intended to see new tidal embankments constructed to create a mosaic of saline and freshwater areas.

Expression of Interest - Propagation & Translocation of Luronium natans & Potamogetons sp. as part of the LUF Montgomery Canal Restoration

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Canal & River Trust, the charity that look after over 2000 miles of canals and rivers, are looking for a Propagator of specialist aquatic species who have the skills and capacity to deliver large scale propagation programmes. The specific aquatic species that we wish to target for propagation area Luromium natans and Potamogetons sp., both predominantely submergent/floating vegetation.

MERLIN project: questionnaire to gather insights about individual perceptions, experiences and attitudes to freshwater nature-based solutions

Thursday, July 14, 2022

The MERLIN project (Mainstreaming Ecological Restoration of freshwater-related ecosystems in a Landscape context: INnovation, upscaling and transformation) aims at mainstreaming nature-based solutions as key approach to deal with current societal challenges, including climate change, biodiversity loss and other sector specific issues. Further information on the project can be found at: 

The benefits of Woodland Creation - Woods and Water

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Check out this blog 'Right tree, right place, to support water and wildlife' by Michael Rogers, Head of Conservation at Eden Rivers Trust. In this guest blog, Michael looks at how trees can benefit our watercourses, and shares experiences from the Croglin Valley in Cumbria to show the importance of planting the right tree in the right place.