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WAR ON WEEDS

WAR ON WEEDS

SUMMER 2018 : WAR ON WEEDS   Can you tell the safe weeds from the dangerous ones? How about the native ones from the aliens? Do you want to get involved in a pioneering environmental project across South & West Yorkshire?! The invasive weed season is in full swing which means that we are too!…Continue Reading

Plasberg Ahoy!

Plasberg Ahoy!

Plasberg Ahoy! A big well done and thank you to the Leeds, Bradford and Upper Aire PSO team (pictured below), which took part in a river stewardship environmental leave day last Thursday to tackle a huge ‘plasberg’ that had formed on the River Aire in Leeds by Knostrop weir. The ‘plasberg’ was the name given…Continue Reading

RSC and partners shortlisted for Award

RSC and partners shortlisted for Award

The River Stewardship Company and it’s partners on the Lower Don Valley Flood Defence Project has been shortlisted for the Flood and Coast 2018 Project Excellence Awards! The annual awards aim to recognise excellent projects developed or supported by local authorities, internal drainage boards and the Environment Agency, as well as community level initiatives. The…Continue Reading

Don Network Grant awarded to RSC

Don Network Grant awarded to RSC

River Stewardship Company have just secured a Don Network Grant to carry out essential improvements to the Stoke Street area of the Middle Don, Sheffield. In conjunction with local partners, RSC will run clean up sessions to tackle fly-tipping, which is a frequent and significant problem in this area. In order to prevent future dumping in…Continue Reading

Where there’s a weir there’s a way!

Where there’s a weir there’s a way!

The grade 2 listed weir at Ball Street (Kelham Island) is one of the largest in Sheffield and originally served as the driver for the Kelham Wheel which provided power for our silk and cotton mills. Unfortunately, weirs make it virtually impossible for fish to swim upstream as they need to for migration and reproduction.…Continue Reading

Moss on the Moors

Moss on the Moors

Over the last fortnight, team members from the River Stewardship Company (RSC) have spent their days hiking up the Peak District National Park’s moors to help create healthier peat bogs and reduce downstream flood risk. RSC is helping to restore these precious uplands by planting hundreds of sphagnum moss plugs, after being contracted by the…Continue Reading

Hindu community unite with the Don

Hindu community unite with the Don

Every year RSC support the Hindu community to celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi – a Hindu festival in honour of god Ganesha, remover of obstacles, god of beginnings and wisdom. The festival is observed in the Hindu calendar month September culminating in the immersion of the idol in the River Don at Salmon Pastures in Sheffield.…Continue Reading

Volunteering for wildlife linked to good health and happiness

Volunteering for wildlife linked to good health and happiness

    It’s said that just being in nature can do wonders for both physical and emotional health. From claims of reducing high blood pressure and cardiovascular illnesses to relieving the symptoms of anxiety and depression, we owe a lot to the natural world.     A recent study by The Wildlife Trusts and the…Continue Reading

Who Baild-on the river? Not us!

Who Baild-on the river? Not us!

What do you like to see when you go for a stroll around your local stretch of river? A willow tree dancing in the breeze? Dragonflies, wagtails, perhaps a kingfisher? How about washing machines, shopping trollies and a sodden mattress? We didn’t think so.. That’s why organisations including Aire Rivers Trust, Bradford Council and the…Continue Reading

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