Essex Rivers Hub


The Autumn 2020 edition of the Stour and Colne newsletter is now available to download here.

The newsletter contains updates on water quality, the metaldehyde ban, Countryside Stewardship, local Environment Agency and Catchment Sensitive Farming information, the Farming Rules for Water, ammonia emissions and wildlife connectivity.

The Riverfly Partnership's latest newsletter for Winter/Spring 2020 is now available to download here.

Updates include the upcoming Riverfly Partnership Conference, Riverfly monitor of the year, trigger protocol updates, Pomphorhynchus research project report, the Riverfly photography competition, website and database announcement and the Challenges and Choices consultation. 


The Catchment Based Approach (CaBa) has published its third annual report which summaries the key outcomes of the work undertaken by its 106 river catchment partnerships nationwide.

ZSL are looking for volunteers to help survey outfalls along the River Roding during March 2020.

As a volunteer you will be helping to conduct ‘Outfall Safaris’ which involves surveying stretches of river to map and record the impact of outfalls (drains).

The Chelmer and Blackwater Catchment Partnership’s December 2019 newsletter is now available to download here.

The newsletter includes updates on water quality, plans for a new Chelmer and Blackwater catchment website, the Environment Agency’s Challenges and Choices Consultation and upcoming events.

Essex Wildlife Trust will be running a wildlife recording course at its headquarters on Thursday 26th March 2020.

Run by Dr Lorna Shaw the course offers a general introduction to the importance of recording and the use of species records in conservation, including information needed to record species, submitting records and how those records are used.

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