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Connecting the Culm

Creating a better future for the River Culm

Working with nature and local communities, we aim to make the river better for wildlife and people, and more resilient to flood and drought. We want to collaborate with those living in the River Culm catchment to help solve the river’s problems. As a part of this, we will use proven nature-based solutions that provide many other benefits too.

One of the project’s main aims is to create a long-term plan for the future of the River Culm that everyone is signed up to – the Blueprint for the River Culm. This will tackle the growing issues of flood and drought, improve water quality in the river, and create a better place for wildlife and people.

Steven Johnson, Project Manager for Connecting the Culm, talks about the project and how it will help make the Culm a better place for people and wildlife.

If you want to find all the latest news from the River Culm or the Connecting the Culm Project, you can get it all here on the website or you can sign up to our e-newsletter and receive regular updates in your inbox. Sign up for all the latest news here –

Or email us at hello@connectingtheculm.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Latest news…

All the latest news and updates about the River Culm and its surrounding landscape

Illustrating the Culm

June 22nd, 2021|

Visualising the River Culm, its tributaries and the wider catchment has been something the CtC project has strived to do since day one. Here we've gathered together

Storying the Culm

June 22nd, 2021|

Watch this page for storytelling content from our resident storyteller Clare Viner - COMING SOON! Quote

Creative Culm

June 22nd, 2021|

Arts and crafts are as important as evidence for expressing our entanglements with nature, wildlife and watery environments. Through the Creative Culm initiative, the Connecting the Culm

News from the Future

June 2nd, 2021|

Last month, in the company of our intrepid time-travelling guide, Rob Hopkins, and our fast-draw illustrator Richard Carman, we ventured into the unknown. In a series of

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