With recent flooding focusing attention on rivers, EMRT engaged Ian Simmons to support the development of a flood response scheme working with the most affected towns and villages across the Witham and Welland catchments. Ian has been meeting local communities, collating information on schemes that… Read More »EMRT welcomes Ian to the team!
We bring you some sobering news from the Upper Witham at Syston that has left us deeply saddened. The invasive signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus), known for their aggressive nature, rapid breeding, and carrying the deadly ‘crayfish plague,’ have been discovered in this delicate ecosystem, raising… Read More »Invasive Signal Crayfish Threaten Native White-Clawed Crayfish at Syston
East Mercia Rivers Trust, working in partnership with City of Lincoln Council and the Environment Agency, is seeking public input as they look to begin the fourth phase of Greening the Brayford Pool.The historic pool holds the title of being England’s oldest inland port and… Read More »Greening Brayford Pool, the story continues….
The Stamford Millstream has been an important feature of Stamford for almost 1000 years, first mentioned in the Domesday Book back in 1086. The current channel was cut around 1640, feeding the Grade II listed King’s Mill with water from the River Welland at Tinwell.… Read More »Weevils released on Stamford Millstream!
Following, a public consultation in partnership with the Town Council, the Stamford local community gave a thumbs up to the proposed habitat enhancement works on the Millstream, that are now underway this week. Funded by the Environment Agency and Stamford Town Council, the project targets… Read More »Stamford’s community welcome the upgrade of their historical Millstream!
Recently, Lincolnshire Rivers Trust, along with local volunteers extended existing biohavens and launched new floating ecosystems, which were provided by Biomatrix Water. Studies have shown over the years the three islands at Lincoln’s Brayford have provided a valuable refuge habitat for a wide diversity of… Read More »Greening Brayford Pool at Lincoln