Let’s show Derril some love

Let’s show Derril some love

Rivers and streams play a vital role in our lives. They have shaped our lives and provide homes and thoroughfares for much of our remaining wildlife. River catchments that function naturally are less prone to flooding and more resilient to drought. But we need to show...

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Successful restoration of Cornwall’s River Camel

Successful restoration of Cornwall’s River Camel

We are celebrating, along with our partners, the successful completion of two river restoration projects that will boost wildlife and improve the health of the River Camel and one of its major tributaries, the De Lank River. The River Camel Restoration Strategy was...

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Keybridge weir removal a success

Keybridge weir removal a success

Our Fisheries and River Ops teams, working under the ERDF-funded Water for Growth partnership, have been working along the river Camel to ensure its Natural Capital of salmon and trout can swim it successfully. The Camel Vision aims to re-naturalise the river, one of...

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Flood mitigation in the Par catchment in the ‘StARR’light

Flood mitigation in the Par catchment in the ‘StARR’light

Fisheries Officer Matt Healey shines a light on flood mitigation in the Par catchment as part of Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty's environment column. I grew up in Mid Cornwall - Stenalees to be precise, and lived there for 30 years off and on before...

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