Beavers have been a hot topic at Connecting the Culm, especially since last year's landmark decision by the government to allow the beavers of the River Otter, one of our neighbouring catchments, "leave to remain".
The next event in our series of Catchment Adaptation Workshops - this time we are building our understanding of soils. What makes a healthy soil, the range of soil types and how they behave naturally,
The National Trust and Westcountry Rivers Trust are working together to start the process of enhancing nature in the floodplain from Ellerhayes Bridge to Columbjohn. A selection of speakers will present the 50 year vision and plans to deliver the first phase of works funded by the government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund.
In the following opinion piece, Richard Horrocks (pictured above at a river activity day) responds to the River Culm Environmental Evidence Review. Richard's career was spent with the Environment Agency and he is currently Riverfly
Our next Water Quality Working Group will be discussing learning from the recent beavers event, what the research is telling us about the state of the Culm, and demonstrating our catchment model. The session is
In 2014 a pair of wild beavers living on the River Otter gave birth to kits (young) for the first time and there was a risk the government would step in to have them
Jake Chant, Beaver Field Officer for Devon Wildlife Trust, talks about England's first colony of wild beavers and what that means for Devon. In 2014 a pair of wild beavers living on the River Otter