WANTED - Mink raft locations 

Mink are the main threat to watervoles on our local rivers.  Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust run a mink raft scheme.  Floating rafts with a clay base are placed on the river – if mink are about, they will investigate the raft and leave their footprints on the clay.  Traps can then be placed to try and catch them.

If you are a riverside landowner and would like a mink raft on your land, please email HMWT’s Watervole Conservation Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

WANTED - Watervole surveyors

Volunteers survey various sites along the Mimram for watervoles.  If you are interested in learning how to survey for watervoles and contribute to this monitoring scheme, please email HMWT’s Watervole Conservation Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

WANTED – Riverfly monitors

Riverfly Monitoring is a national scheme whereby local volunteers are trained to monitor their local river for invertebrates, which give an indication of water quality.  For more details, see here.  If you are interested in becoming a Riverfly monitor for the Mimram, please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">Riverfly Coordinator for the Mimram.

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