21. Utilise the River Mimram as a classroom

Theme: People


  • To increase the attractiveness, visibility and public access, to enable people to appreciate the river (commensurate with managing and protecting sensitive habitats and species)

Project description

To encourage children to visit the river, and to promote the use of the river as a teaching resource.

This project aims to encourage school children to visit and learn about the Mimram, by the following means:

  •          Prepare teaching packs for primary and secondary school teachers
  •          Provide an education pack for each school within walking distance of the river
  •         Train teachers by giving one free visit by an experienced outdoor educationalist
  •         Get children involved in the monitoring of the river

In 2014 sessions were held at Oaklands, St.Johns Digswell, Codicote & St.Marys Welwyn.



Project lead: Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Project partners: Friends of the Mimram; Landowners
Contact for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.