LIFE, the EU’s fund for the environment, nature and climate action, has funded more than 2 600 environmental projects since 1992. LIFE has invested over €2.1 billion in these projects, which have mobilised more than €5.2 billion euros in total. It has helped nearly 500 local, regional and national authorities to develop, update and implement environmental legislation. And it has involved more than 650 enterprises and industry organisations in the quest for green solutions, best practices and close-to-market technologies.
Landscape Partnership Manager
Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme
The UK’s longest rock ramp construction is set to return salmon and other fish species to a Scottish river for the first time in over 200 years.
In the first project of its kind in Scotland, RiverLife has begun to transform the River Avon and the River Almond in West Lothian through a mixture of large scale capital projects and smaller scale works.
In a bid to reconnect a river with its natural floodplain, the National Trust and Natural Resources Wales are beginning on a 1km river restoration project to help slow the flow of water and attract more wildlife, such as brown trout and otter, to the Afon Machno in Snowdonia.
Amenity Water Management Ltd are looking for an Estimator/Contracts Manager preferably with experience of working on rivers but not essential providing they have a good grounding in construction/civil engineering. The position comes with a vehicle and the salary is negotiable depending on experience.
After an absence from Italy of nearly 500 years, beavers are back.
The species, which was once widespread across Europe, has been spotted in Italy’s northerly region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
The animals are believed to have wandered over the border from neighbouring Austria or possibly Slovenia.
An adult beaver was filmed by a camera trap in a forest near Tarvisio, a town that lies in the triangle where Italy, Austria and Slovenia converge.
River Thame Conservation Trust are now recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer
(part time 4 days/week)
Scientists from the University of Portsmouth have been investigating nutrient concentrations in the Upper River Itchen, in Hampshire, UK, on behalf of Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) to better understand where phosphorus is coming from and how it is impacting river ecology.