Have your say on draft plans to improve England’s coasts, rivers and wetlands and how we manage flood risks.

Affinity Water are offering grants to help eradicate invasive non-native species from rivers across Hertfordshire and Middlesex

During 2022 Groundwork will be inviting schools and uniformed youth groups to join us once again at the River Lea in Luton for Junior River Wardens. 

The council has secured significant funding which will be used to open up part of the River Lea and add new green space, a popular proposal for improving the look and feel on the town centre as part of the recently agreed masterplan.

The Environment Agency has been working with Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs) and other Risk Management Authorities (RMAs) to produce draft Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs) for public consultation, and they now want to hear your views.

Join us to celebrate the launch of the Chalk Stream Strategy on the banks fo the River Mimram, (Tewinbury) on 15 October 2021.

Plans to release beavers into the wild in England have been set out in a consultation launched on the 25 August 2021.

Plans to release beavers into the wild in England have been set out in a consultation launched on the 25 August.

On Friday the 20th August, come and meet representatives from the Environment Agency and Hertfordshire County Council who are working on a project to re-naturalise this section of the River Beane.

The new and emerging Environmental Land Management schemes (ELM) will play a significant part toward achieving the environment we want, whilst also contributing to a thriving rural economy and farming sector.

River bed improvement upstream of Tewinbury Farm

This stretch of river suffers from heavy silt deposition caused by reduced flows, dredging in the 70s, and the ponding effect of a weir. The aim is to restore the river to a silt-free, gravel bedded, shallow, fast flowing stream, with riffles and pools capable of supporting water crowfoot and breeding trout.

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