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The Flood Hub has been designed to be a one stop shop for flood information and resources to support householders, businesses and communities across the North West in becoming more flood resilient. We have pulled together multiple sources of guidance to produce a hub of information that gives an overview of flood resilience and it’s many related topics.

"We are home to England’s cleanest rivers, clearest air and darkest skies. Delve into our Roman past by visiting Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site or lace up your boots for a day soaking up the stunning scenery and solitude of the Cheviot Hills. Relax in picturesque valleys, uncover hidden histories and learn more about our wildlife and habitats.

Rolling plains of unique wetland landscape, in an area long managed by the local farming community - the Humberhead Levels are a rich breeding ground for wildlife. Twelve organisations have now come together and are working with a united vision, coordinating the environmental work necessary to keep the Humberhead Levels special.

The Humber Estuary is internationally important for wildlife. It is designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a Special Protection Area (SPA) under the Habitats Regulations. It is also internationally important wetland under the Ramsar Convention. These designations form a European Marine Site (EMS).

The Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust (OART) was formed in 2011 from the amalgamation of the Sussex Ouse Conservation Society and the River Adur Conservation Society. It is a registered charity and a member of the national body now known as The Rivers Trust (formerly the Association of Rivers Trusts).

The River Welland rises above Market Harborough and flows through the gently rolling countryside of Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Rutland, before reaching Stamford where it is one of the features that makes the town so attractive. Below Stamford, the river continues on its way to Market Deeping and Spalding where its character changes, slowing down as it becomes one of the four fenland rivers which drain the Fens, before entering The Wash.

At Eden Rivers Trust we have a vision for Saving the Eden and we need your help. Eden is your river to explore and it is up to all of us to work together to Save the Eden. Browse our interactive Eden map to find out more about current and recently completed projects as well as some of the pressures that have a considerable impact on the catchment, influencing the work that needs to be done to save the Eden.

"Because we have the UAV we can access areas really quickly and the height we can fly at, you don't have to get very close to the river because you can fly it 500 metres away from you where you can get the images," explained Neil Entwistle from the university's School of Environment and Life Sciences....

Welcome to The Aire Rivers Trust. The Aire Rivers Trust has a unique role as a voluntary body set up to help improve the quality of the River Aire and its’ catchment, in order that all river and catchment users can enjoy a better experience of the river. Much of our the involves education and explaining to people about the importance of the River Aire.

Born out of the River Esk Action Committee, which was formed to implement the Yorkshire Esk's Salmon Action Plan in 1999, the Yorkshire Esk Rivers Trust (YERT) has been established to take on a wider responsibility not only for the fishery and ecology of the River Esk, but also the coastal streams to both the north and south of Whitby.

The Ribble catchment is a sizeable area of over 860 square miles supporting significant numbers of fish, mammals and invertebrates. In the past, industrial and agricultural pollution as well as water abstraction and inadequate sewage treatment have caused severe habitat damage to the Ribble and its tributaries, to such an extent that the wildlife supported by the river has been put under threat.

The Tees Rivers Trust has been established to protect and enhance the environment of the River Tees and its catchment, and to encourage public understanding and community involvement. The Trust was formally established in April 2009 as a company limited by guarantee and as a charitable Trust. Its format follows a well-established and proven model for Rivers Trusts elsewhere.

The Tyne Rivers Trust is the only independent environmental charity dedicated to managing and improving the Tyne Catchment, it aims to do this through practical enhancements and educational activities. The Tyne Rivers Trust develop projects, raise funds and carry out improvements to the environment of the River Tyne, its tributaries and surrounding land.

The mission of the Wear Rivers Trust is to conserve, protect, rehabilitate and improve the landscape and watercourses of the whole River Wear catchment, from the watershed to the estuarine and adjacent coastal areas, through involving individuals, local communities, government agencies and public bodies with proactive improvement works and monitoring, and by increasing awareness and understanding...

EdenDTC video update, September 2011 from benskin on Vimeo.

Phil Haygarth gives a brief update on the EdenDTC project, from the new field centre at Newton Rigg, Penrith, September 2011

The Eden flows between some of our most spectacular landscapes in a catchment area of over 2,300km2. It is home to some of our most iconic species such as the Otter, Red Squirrel, Water Vole, Dipper and Kingfisher. Its flowing waters support Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout and Native Crayfish. But it’s not all good news. Like all rivers the Eden is under increasing pressure...

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