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TRT Summer Newsletter 2018

The Trent Rivers Trust (TRT) is taking action across the Trent catchment to make our rivers and streams a better place for wildlife to live and for people to enjoy.

Take a look here to to find out what we have been up to in our Summer newsletter

 

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Wigeon Drive SUDS

Are you interested in Sustainable Urban Drainage? Would you like to see a SUDS scheme under construction? Trent Rivers Trust is organising an event for local people in Measham to look at the construction of a new SuDS site at Wigeon Drive close to the River Mease on Tuesday 15th May starting at 6.30pm. Everyone is welcome. For more details please click on this link.

 

 

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Streams of Wool

If you go down to the brook today, you’re sure of a big surprise!

The Trent Rivers Trust and local groups are decorating your local brooks with crafty woollen decorations to attract people to visit and enjoy their brooks, and to learn a bit more about the wildlife there.

The photo above provides a map of the location where the decorations will be displayed

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Wigeon Drive SuDS

Following on from the successful delivery of Measham Leisure Centre SuDS, TRT has commenced work on a second SuDS scheme in Measham.

An aerial view of the proposed works at Wigeon Drive in Measham is pictured above

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Southwell Natural Flood Management

The Trent Rivers Trust has been working with a number of partners to develop a series of Natural Flood Management (NFM) measures in the catchment upstream of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, following extensive flooding in 2013

The NFM feature upstream of Southwell filling with water following heavy rainfall over Easter is pictured above

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Wildlife Photography Talk

River Mease River Wardens were treated to an illustrated talk on wildlife by local photographer Mat Bingham who showed some of the camera trap footage he has taken on the River Mease. He also talked about a future project to photograph the otters on the river in infra-red. If you would like to see more of Mat’s work, take a look at http://www.talesfromtheriver.co.uk 

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Mease SuDS Conference highlights the benefits of multi-functional SuDS Schemes

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2nd March 2018
Mease SuDS Conference highlights the benefits of multi-functional SuDS Schemes
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River-Friendly Business Awards Launched Today

If your business is in Huthwaite, South Normanton or Alfreton you are probably within the qualifying area for these new awards, which will be awarded to businesses at a prestigious local Awards Ceremony on the 20th June 2018.
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The Trent Rivers Trust Annual Review 2017 is out now….

The Trent Rivers Trust Annual Review 2017 is now available here and features projects and events which are just some of the highlights from a busy year for the Trust.
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Measham SuDS

Trent Rivers Trust has managed the design and construction of a retro fit SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Scheme) to the Leisure Centre in Measham funded by the Catchment Partnership Action Fund.
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