Category: Ribble Rivers Trust

Invasive species; the battle continues

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Invasive species; the battle continues
Over the summer our Ribble Life Together home learning content featured lots of information about invasive species, and this year they’ve yet again proved to be a serious problem acrossCo…

Start a new adventure with Geocaching

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Start a new adventure with Geocaching
Have you heard of ‘Geocaching’? If not, you’ve been missing out! Geocaching is an exciting treasure hunt, which takes place in a hidden outdoor world that is literally all aroundContinue reading…

Ribble Rivers Trust 2020-09-15 15:10:21

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Since Ribble Rivers Trust revealed that we are lucky enough to be working with Brew Dog as part of their plan to Make Earth Great Again we have had some awesomeContinue reading
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Work begins on Holland Wood fish pass

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Work begins on Holland Wood fish pass
Holland Wood Weir lies on the River Darwen, close to it’s confluence with the River Ribble and the limit of the tidal Ribble area. The weir was originally constructed toContinue readingWork begi…

Ribble Rivers Trust 2020-06-22 11:56:14

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Ribble Rivers Trust are very excited to be taking part in a two-hour webinar programme hosted by Dam Removal Europe. The webinar is focused around a live stream showing theContinue reading
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Fish Too Will Pass

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Fish Too Will Pass
Salmon and trout can swim in a stretch of Lancashire river where they’ve not been seen for 200 years, thanks to an ambitious Ribble Rivers Trust project. Work has justContinue readingFish Too Will Pass
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Samlesbury weir removal work complete

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Samlesbury weir removal work complete
Ribble Rivers Trust are happy to announce that our work to remove Samlesbury weir is now complete. As with all our weir removals and fish passage projects we are happyContinue readingSamlesbury …

WEIR REMOVAL WORK BEGINS AS £1.45M RIBBLE RESTORATION SCHEME GETS UNDERWAY

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WEIR REMOVAL WORK BEGINS AS £1.45M RIBBLE RESTORATION SCHEME GETS UNDERWAY
Local contractors begin ambitious in-stream project after adapting working practices to comply with COVID-19 safety guidance. The Ribble Catchment Partnershi…

Ribble Rivers Trust current works position

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Ribble Rivers Trust current works position
Ribble Rivers Trust has taken a huge number of actions in response to the COVID 19 Pandemic.  This includes effectively shutting our office, having all staff working from home, implementing…

Fact file: Horse Chestnuts

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Fact file: Horse Chestnuts
Horse chestnuts (Aesculus hippocastanum) are actually a non-native species, introduced in the 16th century from Turkey, and planted widely in parks, streets, and gardens. This is why you rarely findContinu…