A better future for the River Culm – an overview of the Connecting the Culm project
This film gives an overview of how the Connecting the Culm project is working with nature and local communities to help make the River Culm and its catchment better for people and wildlife.
Bruce Payne – an introduction to the Connecting the Culm project
In this short film Bruce introduces us to the wonderful landscape of the Culm catchment and how the Connecting the Culm project aims to enhance the catchment for all.
Lydia Deacon – CSI (Citizen Science Investigations)
In this short film Lydia Deacon takes us on a Citizen Science Investigations journey along the River Culm.
Richard Carman & Dominic Acland – co-creating the Culm Blueprint
In this short film Richard and Dominic take us on a co-creation journey from the source of the River Culm right down to where it meets the Exe, thinking about how the various contributions of Culm communities have shaped the Blueprint illustrations, vision and action plan.
Mark Howells – keeping the railway running
In this short film Mark Howells from Network Rail explains the risks to the railway at Hele from flooding of the River Culm and long-term plans to take action.
Derek Boustred – Culm CSI
In this short film Derek takes us on his regular CSI journey around Stoke Canon to monitor the water quality of the River Culm.
Culm CSI – Ted Bell & the Madford Brook
Ted and Tracey Bell are awesome stewards of the Culm in many different ways! In this digital story, Ted shows us how to sample river water for Culm CSI (a sub-set of Westcountry CSI) and gives us a quick tour of favourite places near the Madford Brook, which is a tributary of the River Culm.
Derek Boustred – 44 years of rainfall data
In this short film you can hear all about the amazing work of Culm Citizen Scientist Derek Boustred who, with his late father before him, has collected 44 years of rainfall data in the Lower Culm area.
St Margaret’s Brook – Margaret & Richard Sheppard
Margaret and Richard Sheppard live near Hemyock Castle and are keen observers of St Margaret’s Brook, which is a tributary of the River Culm. When out observing they record their views of the brook and share them on YouTube. This films explores the route of the brook and how it was diverted for defensive purposes to form the moat of the castle.
Hemyock Floods – Margaret & Richard Sheppard
Margaret and Richard Sheppard live near Hemyock Castle and are keen observers of St Margaret’s Brook, which is a tributary of the River Culm. Here they share recent footage of floods in Hemyock.