Cornwall charms our Upstream Thinking 3 “Devonshire dumpling”

Cornwall charms our Upstream Thinking 3 “Devonshire dumpling”

All AONBs celebrated their Landscapes for Life Week from 19 - 27 September this year, with one of the day themes being ‘Down by the Water’. This was a great opportunity for our Upstream Thinking 3 project manager Steph Knights to chat with Cornwall AONB about how the...

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Celebrating the Westcountry’s rivers on World Rivers Day 2020

Celebrating the Westcountry’s rivers on World Rivers Day 2020

A message from Dr. Laurence Couldrick, CEO of the Westcountry Rivers Trust. Our regional rivers across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset are the ‘veins’ of our landscapes, with water the ‘blood’ that fuels our lives, work and play.  At Westcountry Rivers Trust we...

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If a tree falls and no-one is there to hear it…..

If a tree falls and no-one is there to hear it…..

We all know the philosophical question "If a tree falls and no-one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?" but what about the less common "If a river is polluted with chemicals and no-one is there to measure it, does it fail the WFD?". Well the answer is YES. Last...

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More than a million pounds to tackle climate change in Cornwall

More than a million pounds to tackle climate change in Cornwall

Duchy College, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has been awarded almost £1.3 million from the The National Lottery Community Fund to run The Farm Net Zero project, which aims to help the farming community move towards net-zero carbon emissions. The project...

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